Astreopora listeriis commonly referred to as Stony Coral, Staghorn Coral, Moon Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 100 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Astreopora listeri are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Astreopora listeri, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Astreopora listeri, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
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Characters: Colonies are hemispherical or flattened. Corallites are immersed and sometimes crowded, with small rounded openings surrounded by feathery spinules giving the colony a spiny appearance. Coenosteum papillae are fine.
Colour: Cream, grey or brown.
Habitat: A wide range of environments, especially in shallow turbid water.
Abundance: Usually uncommon.
Similar species: Astreopora myriophthalma , Astreopora randalli