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Porites latistella Stony Coral

Porites latistellais commonly referred to as Stony Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 250 Liter is recommended.


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

Porites latistella. Papua New Guinea. Colonies are usually composed of branches and flat plates. 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:
4227 
AphiaID:
288906 
Scientific:
Porites latistella 
German:
kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Stony Corals SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Poritidae (Family) > Porites (Genus) > latistella (Species) 
Initial determination:
Quelch, 1886 
Occurrence:
Fiji, French Polynesia, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Java, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Oceania, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Tahiti, Taiwan, the Seychelles, Timor, Tonga, Vanuatu, Western Indian Ocean 
Size:
9.84" - 19.69" (25cm - 50cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
54.99 gal (~ 250L) 
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:
2012-03-18 14:12:39 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Quelch, 1886

Description: Colonies are thin basal laminae and twisted flattened branches. Corallites are aligned in irregular rows along the branches.
Color: Pale brown.
Habitat: Shallow protected reef environments.
Abundance: Uncommon.
Similar Species: Porites sillimaniana. Corallites are similar to those of P. cylindrica.

External links

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

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Porites latistella. Papua New Guinea. Colonies are usually composed of branches and flat plates. Photograph: Charlie Veron.
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