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Acropora scherzeriana (c) “From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”

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lexID:
4079 
AphiaID:
207086 
Scientific:
Acropora scherzeriana 
German:
kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Acropora Scherzeriana 
Category:
Stony Corals SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > scherzeriana (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Brook, ), 1892 
Occurrence:
Philippines, Sri Lanka 
Size:
up to 39.37" (100 cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 78.8 °F (24°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Dustfood , 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:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-02-05 09:50:40 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”

Acropora scherzeriana
(Brüggemann, 1877)

Characters: Colonies are irregular upright clumps of short, thick, fused branches, or are encrusting. Axial and radial corallites are of similar size and shape, being bead-like, with small openings. Corallites may be aligned along branches. The coenosteum is fine.

Colour: Pale brown or blue (which may photograph pink).

Habitat: Shallow reef environments.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Acropora lutkeni , Acropora schmitti

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Brüggemann¿s original description/specimens

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