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Montipora efflorescens Hard Stone coral

Montipora efflorescensis commonly referred to as Hard Stone coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. A aquarium size of at least 150 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
1365 
AphiaID:
207163 
Scientific:
Montipora efflorescens 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Hard Stone Coral 
Category:
Stony Corals SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > efflorescens (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bernard, 1897 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, Australia, Cambodia, Comores, Cook Islands, Egypt, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Mozambique, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Red Sea, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, the Andaman Sea, the Seychelles, Timor, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna 
Size:
up to 9.84" (25 cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
33 gal (~ 150L) 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Near threatened (NT) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2007-05-08 14:38:37 

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Montipora efflorescens
Bernard, 1897

Similar Species: Montipora grisea, which has more compact corallites without the formation of mounds. See M. lobulata, also M. peltiformis and M. stilosa.

External links

  1. Corals of the World by Charlie Veron (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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