Acropora latistellais commonly referred to as Stony Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 1923 AphiaID: 207039 Scientific: Acropora latistella German: Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle English: Stony Coral Category: Stony Corals SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > latistella (Species) Initial determination: (Brook, ), 1892 Occurrence: , Eritrea , Sudan , Djibouti (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Chile, China, Christmas Islands, Comores, Cook Islands, Easter Island (Rapa Nui), Egypt, Fiji, Flores, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Gulf of Aden, Houtman Abrolhos (Abrolhos Islands), India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Madagascar, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Norfolk Island, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Red Sea, Réunion , Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Bangai Archipelago, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, The Ryukyu Islands, the Seychelles, Togean Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Indian Ocean, Yemen Sea depth: 3 - 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: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2006-05-06 12:32:19
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Common except in the central and western Indian Ocean where it is only known from a few records.
Similar Species: Acropora subulata has radial corallites that are tubular and appressed without rounded openings or a rosette arrangement. Acropora valida and A. nana have longer radial corallites which are completely appressed. See also A. dendrum.
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