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Acropora papillare Stony coral

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lexID:
2318 
AphiaID:
430650 
Scientific:
Acropora papillare 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Stony Corals SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > papillare (Species) 
Initial determination:
Latypov, 1992 
Occurrence:
Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Timor 
Size:
up to 9.84" (25 cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
44 gal (~ 200L) 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2007-07-17 15:17:30 

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Acropora papillare
Latypov, 1992

Characters:
Colonies are clumps of irregularly curved branches on thick encrusting bases. Axial corallites are small and thick walled.

Similar Species: Acropora aspera, which has similar corallites but lacks an encrusting base, A. abrotanoides, which has a similar growth-form but has rasp-like radial corallites and A. loisettea, which has thin straight branches.


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