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Acropora tanegashimensis (c)
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lexID: 4083 AphiaID: 288253 Scientific: Acropora tanegashimensis German: kleinpoylpige Steinkoralle English: Acropora Tanegashimensis Category: Stony Corals SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > tanegashimensis (Species) Initial determination: Veron, 1990 Occurrence: Japan Size: 39.37" - 59.06" (100cm - 150cm) 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:
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Created: 2012-02-05 10:13:02
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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Characters: Colonies consist of interlocking horizontal branches 9-11 millimetres thick, forming solid or nearly solid plates. Branchlets are short and thick. Axial corallites are hardly distinguishable. Radial corallites are crowded, cup-shaped and form rosettes.
Colour: Brown or greenish-brown.
Habitat: Shallow rocky foreshores exposed to wave action.
Similar species: Acropora hyacinthus
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Veron (1990a). Additional identification guide: Nishihira and Veron (1995).
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