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Acropora forskali Acropora forskali

Acropora forskaliis commonly referred to as Acropora forskali. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended.


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

Acropora forskali (c) by “From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”


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:
4057 
AphiaID:
207121 
Scientific:
Acropora forskali 
German:
kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Acropora Forskali 
Category:
Stony Corals SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > forskali (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Ehrenberg, ), 1834 
Occurrence:
Madagascar 
Size:
9.84" - 39.37" (25cm - 100cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 78.8 °F (24°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Dustfood , Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
44 gal (~ 200L) 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-02-02 18:07:14 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”

Characters: Colonies consist of open branches which are usually twisted into irregular shapes. Sub-branches are uncommon. Axial corallites are tubular; incipient axial corallites occur on branch sides. Radial corallites are irregular, immersed to tubular, giving branch surfaces a rough appearance. Tentacles are often extended during the day.

Colour: Usually grey.

Habitat: Shallow reef environments.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Acropora horrida , Acropora lutkeni

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Scheer and Pillai (1983).

External links

  1. Australian Institute of Marine Species (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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