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Euphyllia yaeyamaensis Stony coral


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lexID:
2406 
Scientific:
Euphyllia yaeyamaensis 
German:
Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony coral 
Category:
Stony Corals LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Euphyllidae (Family) > Euphyllia (Genus) > yaeyamaensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Shirai, 1980) 
Occurrence:
Australia, Cambodia, China, Fiji, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Caledonia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South China Sea, Taiwan, Thailand, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam 
Size:
up to 7.87" (20 cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
44 gal (~ 200L) 
Difficulty:
average 
CITES:
Appendix II 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2007-12-08 19:54:16 

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(Shirai, 1980)

The following Infos are from AIMS Site. For more Infos and Pictures click to AIMS to the Link: Characters: Colonies are phaceloid with corallites circular or flabello-meandroid with short valleys. Valleys are up to 40 millimetres wide. Corallite walls are sharp edged. Septa are closely compacted. There are no columellae. Tentacles are short and fleshy and covered with short uniform branchlets, each with a terminal knob. They are aligned radially to polyp centres and can retract, but only slowly.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Euphylliidae (Family) > Euphyllia (Genus) > Euphyllia yaeyamaensis (Species)

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