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Coeloseris mayeri Coeloseris mayeri

Coeloseris mayeriis commonly referred to as Coeloseris mayeri. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended.


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

Coeloseris mayeri. Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Showing tentacles partly extended during the day. 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:
4218 
AphiaID:
207613 
Scientific:
Coeloseris mayeri 
German:
großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Coeloseris Mayeri 
Category:
Stony Corals LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Agariciidae (Family) > Coeloseris (Genus) > mayeri (Species) 
Initial determination:
Vaughan, 1918 
Occurrence:
Australia, Banda Sea, Bunaken, Cebu ((Philippines), Celebes Sea, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Indonesia, Japan, Java, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, New Guinea, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Réunion , South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Taiwan, the Andaman Sea, Timor, Vanuatu, Vietnam 
Size:
up to 9.84" (25 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 80.6 °F (23°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Dustfood , Phytoplankton, Plankton, Zooplankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
44 gal (~ 200L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-03-16 13:22:36 

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

Coeloseris mayeri
Vaughan, 1918

Characters: Colonies are massive, either rounded or hillocky. Corallites are cerioid, without columellae and with neatly arranged (almost Siderastrea-like) septo-costae. Septo-costae are joined at the top of the walls. Tentacles are extended only at night.

Colour: Pale green, yellow or brown, usually with darker calices.

Habitat: Shallow upper reef slopes and lagoons.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Anomastraea irregularis

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic references: Veron and Pichon (1980), Dai and Lin (1992). Additional identification guides: Veron (1986), Nishihira and Veron (1995).

External links

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

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Coeloseris mayeri. Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Showing tentacles partly extended during the day. Photograph: Charlie Veron.
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