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Turbinaria patula Disc coral

Turbinaria patulais commonly referred to as Disc 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

Turbinaria patula. Norfolk Island, Coral Sea. A large colony where the characters of the species are well developed. 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:
2363 
AphiaID:
289212 
Scientific:
Turbinaria patula 
German:
Steinkoralle 
English:
Disc Coral 
Category:
Stony Corals LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Dendrophylliidae (Family) > Turbinaria (Genus) > patula (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Dana, ), 1846 
Occurrence:
Australia, Bismarck Archipelago, Cambodia, Coral sea, Eastern Indian Ocean, Great Barrier Reef, Indonesia, Kiribati, Lord Howe Island, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Caledonia, Norfolk Island, Northern Territory (Australia), Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Singapore, Solomon Islands, South China Sea, Taiwan, Tasman Sea, Thailand, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Western Australia, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
0 - 30 Meter 
Size:
up to 7.87" (20 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:
Vulnerable (VU) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-09-27 17:06:30 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

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Turbinaria patula
Dana, 1846

This Infos are from AIMS Sitde:

Characters: Colonies are usually irregularly folded, unifacial, upright fronds with long tubular corallites strongly inclined towards the colony margins. Corallites have elliptical openings, and average 5 millimetres diameter. For more Infos and Pictures click to the Link to AIMS.

External links

  1. Atlas of Living Australia (en). Abgerufen am 30.03.2021.
  2. Corals of the World by Charlie Veron (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. SeaLifeBase (en). Abgerufen am 30.03.2021.
  5. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 30.03.2021.

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Turbinaria patula. Norfolk Island, Coral Sea. A large colony where the characters of the species are well developed. Photograph: Charlie Veron.
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