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Porites deformis stony coral

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Porites deformis. Philippines. A large stand of contorted branches. Photograph: Charlie Veron.

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lexID:
4190 
AphiaID:
288896 
Scientific:
Porites deformis 
German:
kurzpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Stony Corals SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Poritidae (Family) > Porites (Genus) > deformis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Nemenzo, 1955 
Occurrence:
Australia, Coral sea, Fiji, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Java, Malaysia, Micronesia, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Taiwan, Timor, Vanuatu 
Size:
up to 11.81" (30 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
54.99 gal (~ 250L) 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-03-11 20:13:28 

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

Nemenzo, 1955

Description: Colonies are thin basal laminae and nodular branches that fuse into clumps. Corallites are superficial and branch surfaces are smooth. Tentacles are sometimes extended during the day.
Color: Pale brown.
Habitat: Shallow protected reef environments.
Abundance: Uncommon.
Similar Species: Porites cumulatus. Corallites are similar to those of P. horizontalata and P. rus.

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