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Pavona danai stony coral

Pavona danaiis commonly referred to as stony coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 250 Liter is recommended.


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

Pavona danai. Red Sea. Corallite detail. 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:
4265 
AphiaID:
207319 
Scientific:
Pavona danai 
German:
Großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Stony Corals LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Agariciidae (Family) > Pavona (Genus) > danai (Species) 
Initial determination:
Milne Edwards, 1860 
Occurrence:
Bunaken, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Java, Malaysia, Micronesia, Oceania, Philippines, Red Sea, Singapore, South China Sea, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Taiwan, Timor 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
54.99 gal (~ 250L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
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:
2012-03-26 22:31:43 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Milne Edwards and Haime, 1860

Description: Colonies have short, stunted, contorted, laminar branches or fronds, which are angular in cross section. Corallites are irregular or are aligned vertically in short shallow valleys.
Color: Pale or dark brown.
Habitat: Shallow reef environments exposed to wave action.
Abundance: Uncommon.
Similar Species: Pavona frondifera.

External links

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

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Pavona danai. Red Sea. Corallite detail. Photograph: Charlie Veron
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