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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”, Photographer Dr. Gustav Paulay
Uploaded by AndiV. Courtesy of the author Dr. Gustav Paulay, USA (https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/iz/resources/guam-reefs/octocorallia/) Image detail
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 ((Philippines), Celebes Sea, Coral sea, Fiji, Guam, Indonesia, Java, Malaysia, Micronesia, New Guinea, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sulawesi, Sumatra, the Andaman Sea, Timor, Vanuatu Sea depth: 10 - 30 Meter 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 Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Red List: Least concern (LC) 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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