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Cycloseris fragilis Diaseris fragilis


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lexID:
4305 
AphiaID:
716448 
Scientific:
Cycloseris fragilis 
German:
großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Diaseris Fragilis 
Category:
Stony Corals LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Fungiidae (Family) > Cycloseris (Genus) > fragilis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Alcock, ), 1893 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, Australia, Banda Sea, Bunaken, Cebu ((Philippines), Celebes Sea, Fiji, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Hawaii, Indonesia, Japan, Johnston Atoll, Laccadive Sea, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Micronesia, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Northern Mariana Islands, Oceania, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Réunion , Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Tahiti, Taiwan, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, the Seychelles, Timor, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam 
Sea depth:
0 - 40 Meter 
Size:
up to 3.15" (8 cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 78.8 °F (24°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Dustfood , Phytoplankton, Plankton, Zooplankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
33 gal (~ 150L) 
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)  
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-11-02 22:16:47 

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

Diaseris fragilis
Alcock, 1893

Characters: Polyps are irregular in outline, up to 70 millimetres across and generally composed of several wedge-shaped sectors which readily break apart. The beaded septa are approximately equal in height.

Colour: Greyish-yellow or beige, often with green margins or centres.

Habitat: Found on a wide range of lower reef slopes or flat substrates.

Abundance: Uncommon, but may be plentiful where it occurs.

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Veron and Pichon (1980). Additional identification guides: Veron (1986), Nishihira and Veron (1995).

Synonyms:
Cycloseris decipiens Martin, 1880 †
Cycloseris patelliformis (Boschma, 1923)
Diaseris fragilis Alcock, 1893
Fungia (Cycloseris) fragilis (Alcock, 1893)
Fungia (Cycloseris) patella Ellis & Solander, 1786
Fungia (Cycloseris) patella f. hemispherica Gerth, 1921 †
Fungia fragilis (Alcock, 1893)
Fungia laciniosa Boschma, 1925
Fungia patella f. hemispherica Gerth, 1921 †
Fungia patelliformis Boschma, 1923

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Fungiidae (Family) > Cycloseris (Genus) > Cycloseris fragilis (Species)

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