Anzeige
Fauna Marin GmbH Whitecorals.com Fauna Marin GmbH Aqua Medic aquariOOm.com

Acropora cophodactyla Acropora cophodactyla

Acropora cophodactylais commonly referred to as Acropora cophodactyla. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Prof. Dr. Gustav Paulay, USA

Copyright Dr. Gustav Pauley, From J.E.N. Veron, Corals of the World, Foto aus Guam


Courtesy of the author Prof. Dr. Gustav Paulay, USA https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/iz/resources/guam-reefs/octocorallia/

Uploaded by AndiV.

Image detail


Profile

lexID:
2080 
AphiaID:
430641 
Scientific:
Acropora cophodactyla 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Acropora Cophodactyla 
Category:
Stony Corals SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > cophodactyla (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Brook, ), 1892 
Occurrence:
American Samoa, Australia, Cambodia, Fiji, Guam, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Micronesia, Myanmar, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Vietnam 
Sea depth:
0 - 12 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:
Data deficient (DD) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-08-31 21:32:41 

Captive breeding / propagation

Acropora cophodactyla is easy to breed. There are offspring in the trade available. If you are interested in Acropora cophodactyla, please contact us at Your dealer for a progeny instead of a wildcat. You help to protect the natural stocks.

Info

Infos from AIMS Website: Characters: Colonies are digitate bushes with an extensive encrusting base. Branches are thick, tapering to a conspicuous axial corallite. Radial and incipient axial corallites are of mixed sizes and are irregularly distributed. Colour: Primarily blue or purple.

Similar Species: Acropora appressa, which has smaller axial corallites. See also A. humilis, which has larger axial corallites and distinctive radial corallites, and A. anthocercis, which typically has multiple axial corallites


For more Infos click to the Link to AIMS

Pictures

Commonly

Copyright Dr. Gustav Pauley, From J.E.N. Veron, Corals of the World, Foto aus Guam
1
Copyright Dr. Gustav Pauley, From J.E.N. Veron, Corals of the World, Foto aus Guam
1

Husbandry know-how of owners

0 husbandary tips from our users available
Show all and discuss