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Porites solida Hump Coral

Porites solidais commonly referred to as Hump Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 250 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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

Porites solida. Indonesia. Common appearance of colonies in shallow water. Photograph: Charlie Veron


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:
4213 
AphiaID:
207227 
Scientific:
Porites solida 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Hump Coral 
Category:
Stony Corals SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Poritidae (Family) > Porites (Genus) > solida (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Forskål, ), 1775 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, Africa, Australia, East Africa, Fiji, French Polynesia, Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Bengal / Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Oceania, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Red Sea, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Tahiti, Taiwan, Thailand, the Seychelles, Timor, Tonga, Vanuatu 
Sea depth:
1 - 30 Meter 
Size:
up to 11.81" (30 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 28,5 °F (22°C - 28,5°C) 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
54.99 gal (~ 250L) 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-03-15 16:56:47 

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

Description: Colonies are massive, usually hemispherical, and may be several metres across. The surface is smooth to undulating. Corallites are conspicuously large.
Color: Brown or greenish yellow.
Habitat: Shallow reef environments.
Abundance: Common.
Similar Species: Porites lobata, which has weakly developed pali. Relatively easily recognised underwater.

External links

  1. Australian Institute of Marine Species (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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