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Acropora haimei Acropora haimei

Acropora haimeiis commonly referred to as Acropora haimei. 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 haimei (c) “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:
4059 
AphiaID:
207110 
Scientific:
Acropora haimei 
German:
kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Acropora Haimei 
Category:
Stony Corals SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > haimei (Species) 
Occurrence:
Madagascar, Red Sea 
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 18:20:10 

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

Acropora haimei
(Milne Edwards and Haime, 1860)


Characters: Colonies consist of dense thickets of short upright tapered branches. Colonies may form extensive single-species stands in shallow water. Axial corallites are exsert and tubular. Radial corallites are irregular in size and tubular, with sharp-edged lips.

Colour: Uniform pale or dark brown.

Habitat: Shallow reef environments.

Abundance: Usually uncommon.

Similar species: Acropora pectinatus , Acropora yongei

Taxonomic note: This species was incorrectly synonymised with Acropora yongei by Veron and Wallace (1984). 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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