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Montipora friabilis pore coral

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Montipora friabilis. Sri Lanka. Flat colony on a horizantal sandy substrate. Photograph: Charlie Veron.

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lexID:
4353 
AphiaID:
207165 
Scientific:
Montipora friabilis 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Pore Coral 
Category:
Stony Corals SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > friabilis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bernard, 1897 
Occurrence:
Africa, Bunaken, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Java, Madagascar, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, the Seychelles 
Size:
11.81" - 27.56" (30cm - 70cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
54.99 gal (~ 250L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
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Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-04-27 19:42:18 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Bernard, 1897

Characters: Colonies are composed of thin delicate unifacial laminae forming flat or slightly upright whorls or irregular contortions. Corallites are immersed, but clearly visible. The coenosteum is coarse. There are no papillae. The surfaces of fronds have a finely rough appearance. Polyps may be extended during the day.

Colour: Pale brown or mauve.

Habitat: Shallow turbid reef environments and lagoons.

Abundance: Usually uncommon.

Similar species: Montipora capricornis

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