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Porites murrayensis Stone Coral

Porites murrayensisis commonly referred to as Stone Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 300 Liter is recommended.


Profilbild Urheber Dr. J.E.N. "Charlie" Veron, Australien, Australien

Porites murrayensis. Great Barrier Reef, Australia. A small colony with a typically smooth surface. Photograph: Charlie Veron


Courtesy of the author Dr. J.E.N. "Charlie" Veron, Australien, Australien . Please visit www.coralsoftheworld.org for more information.

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lexID:
1343 
AphiaID:
207232 
Scientific:
Porites murrayensis 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stone Coral 
Category:
Stony Corals SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Poritidae (Family) > Porites (Genus) > murrayensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Vaughan, 1918 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, Australia, Cook Islands, Coral sea, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Gulf of Bengal / Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Java, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Tahiti, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Tonga, Vanuatu 
Size:
up to 11.81" (30 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
65.99 gal (~ 300L) 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2007-05-08 14:13:46 

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Porites murrayensis
Vaughan, 1918

Similar Species: Porites lobata, which is distinguished by its larger corallites and longer septa. Porites stephensoni has similar corallite characters.

External links

  1. Australian Institute of Marine Species (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Porites murrayensis. Great Barrier Reef, Australia. A small colony with a typically smooth surface. Photograph: Charlie Veron
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