Anzeige
Fauna Marin GmbH Tropic Marin Professionell Lab Whitecorals.com Fauna Marin GmbH Aqua Medic

Leptastrea bewickensis Stony Coral

Leptastrea bewickensisis commonly referred to as Stony Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 150 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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

Leptastrea bewickensis. Philippines. Surface of a colony showing corallites with six primary septa. Photograph: Charlie Veron.


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

Uploaded by AndiV.

Image detail


Profile

lexID:
2287 
AphiaID:
287822 
Scientific:
Leptastrea bewickensis 
German:
Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Stony Corals LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Scleractinia incertae sedis (Family) > Leptastrea (Genus) > bewickensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Veron, Pichon & Best, 1977 
Occurrence:
American Samoa, Australia, Cambodia, Fiji, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Malaysia, Mauritius, Myanmar, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Vietnam 
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:
33 gal (~ 150L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
Easy to breed 
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:
2020-04-22 21:24:10 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

Info

Leptastrea bewickensis
Veron and Pichon, 1977

Characters:
Colonies are massive, flat or hillocky. Septa are in unequal cycles with approximately six widely spaced exsert primary septa plunging down to a small columella.

Similar Species: Parasimplastrea sheppardi.

External links

  1. Corals of the World by Charlie Veron (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. SeaLifeBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

Pictures

Commonly

Leptastrea bewickensis. Philippines. Surface of a colony showing corallites with six primary septa. Photograph: Charlie Veron.
1
1
1

Husbandry know-how of owners

0 husbandary tips from our users available
Show all and discuss