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Acropora minuta Acropora minuta

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


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Acropora minuta (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:
4068 
AphiaID:
288223 
Scientific:
Acropora minuta 
German:
kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Acropora Minuta 
Category:
Stony Corals SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > minuta (Species) 
Initial determination:
Wells, 1954 
Occurrence:
Indonesia, Philippines 
Size:
up to 39.37" (100 cm) 
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:
2012-02-04 11:18:59 

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

Acropora minuta
Veron, 2000

Characters: Colonies are encrusting and are devoid of any tendency to form branches. All corallites are rasp-like and are very small (averaging 1 mm diameter).

Colour: Bright green, sometimes brown.

Habitat: Reef flats exposed to strong wave action or currents.

Abundance: Common but inconspicuous.

Similar species: Acropora crateriformis , Acropora palmerae

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Veron (2002).

External links

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

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