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lexID: 610 AphiaID: 207006 Scientific: Acropora horrida German: Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle English: Stoney Coral Blue Staghorn Category: Stony Corals SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > horrida (Species) Initial determination: (Dana, ), 1846 Occurrence: , Eritrea , Sudan , Kuwait , Djibouti , Vereinigte Arabische Emirate (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Arabian Sea, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Comores, Cook Islands, East China Sea, Egypt, Fiji, French Guiana, Great Barrier Reef, Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Irak, Iran, Israel, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, Line Islands, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Mozambique, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Quatar, Queensland (Australia), Réunion , Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Bangai Archipelago, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), The Ryukyu Islands, the Seychelles, Timor, Togean Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Yemen Sea depth: 5 - 20 Meter Size: up to 9.84" (25 cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) Food: Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light Tank: 44 gal (~ 200L) Difficulty: Not for beginners Offspring: Easy to breed Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Red List: Vulnerable (VU) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2004-09-10 19:30:06
Last edit: 2019-03-03 19:27:38
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Acropora horrida is easy to breed. There are offspring in the trade
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Similar Species: Acropora tortuosa. See also A. vaughani, which has widely spaced corallites and a smooth coenosteum.
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