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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”, Photographer Dr. Gustav Paulay
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Cantharellus jebbi. Papua New Guinea. The usual appearance of a small colony. Photograph: Charlie Veron.
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lexID: 4178 AphiaID: 289569 Scientific: Cantharellus jebbi German: großpolypige Steinkoralle English: Cantharellus Jebbi Category: Stony Corals LPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Fungiidae (Family) > Cantharellus (Genus) > jebbi (Species) Initial determination: Hoeksema, 1993 Occurrence: Australia, Bunaken, Cebu, Celebes Sea, Coral sea, Indonesia, Java, Malaysia, Micronesia, New Guinea, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sulawesi, Sumatra, the Andaman Sea, Timor Size: up to 3.94" (10 cm) Temperature: 73.4 °F - 80.6 °F (23°C - 27°C) Food: Dustfood , Phytoplankton, Plankton, Zooplankton, Zooxanthellae / Light Tank: 44 gal (~ 200L) Difficulty: Average CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Characters: Solitary or colonial. Solitary polyps are small (up to 70 mm diameter) and tightly encrust the substrate. Colonies are uncommon but are relatively conspicuous, up to 0.2 metres across. Septa are thick and wavy.
Colour: Light brown.
Habitat: Protected reef environments.
Similar species: Lithophyllon mokai
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Hoeksema (1993a).
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