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lexID: 8735 AphiaID: 207035 Scientific: Acropora intermedia German: Kleinpolyipge Steinkoralle English: Acropora Intermedia Category: Stony Corals SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > intermedia (Species) Initial determination: (Brook, ), 1891 Occurrence: (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Australia, China, Comores, Fiji, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Moluccas, New Caledonia, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Seychelles, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Yemen Size: up to 19.69" (50 cm) Temperature: - (24,5°C - 26,5°C) Food: Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light Difficulty: Not for beginners Offspring: Possible to breed Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2015-09-09 18:31:04
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Captive breeding / propagation
The offspring of Acropora intermedia are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Acropora intermedia, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Acropora intermedia, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Very special thanks for the first three photos of Acropora intermedia to Dr. David Obura from Kenya, Africa.
Acropora intermedia is found in most subtidal reef areas in a depth range of 0 - 18 meters.
Acropora eminens von Marenzeller, 1907
Acropora vanderhorsti Hoffmeister, 1925
Madrepora intermedia Brook, 1891
Madrepora repens Rehberg, 1892
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > Acropora intermedia (Species)
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