Acropora sekiseiensisis commonly referred to as Acropora sekiseiensis. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended.
lexID: 4080 AphiaID: 288246 Scientific: Acropora sekiseiensis German: kleinpolypige Steinkoralle English: Acropora Sekiseiensis Category: Stony Corals SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > sekiseiensis (Species) Initial determination: (Dana, ), 1846 Occurrence: 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:
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Created: 2012-02-05 09:54:57
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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Characters: Colonies have irregularly prostrate branches with short sub-branches and may form extensive thickets. Axial corallites are hardly distinguishable from radial corallites. Radial corallites are very elongate and tubular and are curved, with sharp edges. Many form incipient axial corallites giving branches a spiky surface.
Habitat: Shallow lagoons and reefs.
Abundance: Common in the Ryukyu Islands, Japan.
Similar species: Acropora striata
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Veron (1990a). Additional identification guide: Nishihira and Veron (1995).
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