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Montipora stilosa pore coral

Montipora stilosais commonly referred to as pore coral. 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

Montipora stilosa. Red Sea. Surface 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:
4316 
AphiaID:
287727 
Scientific:
Montipora stilosa 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Pore Coral 
Category:
Stony Corals SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > stilosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Ehrenberg, ), 1834 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, Comores, Egypt, Gulf of Aden, India, Kenya, Madagascar, Mayotte, Mozambique, Red Sea, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Tansania, the Seychelles 
Size:
up to 19.69" (50 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Plankton, 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:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-04-16 21:55:14 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Ehrenberg, 1834

Characters: Colonies are encrusting to submassive with exsert corallites surrounded by a neat circle of thecal papillae. Coenosteum papillae are also prominent, giving colonies a spiny appearance.

Colour: Mottled brown, cream or red-brown.

Habitat: Reef environments.

Abundance: Common in the Red Sea, rare elsewhere.

Similar species: Montipora efflorescens , Montipora peltiformis

External links

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



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