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Montipora mactanensis pore coarl

Montipora mactanensisis commonly referred to as pore coarl. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 300 Liter is recommended.


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

Montipora mactanensis. Indonesia. Whorls. 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:
4322 
AphiaID:
287716 
Scientific:
Montipora mactanensis 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Pore Coarl 
Category:
Stony Corals SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > mactanensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Nemenzo, 1979 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, Australia, China, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Java, Madagascar, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Western Indian Ocean 
Size:
19.69" - 31.5" (50cm - 80cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
65.99 gal (~ 300L) 
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:
2012-04-19 20:15:34 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Nemenzo, 1979

Characters: Colonies are thin plates with some tendency to form columns. Verrucae are low mounds fused into neat radiating ridges. Corallites are aligned between the ridges.

Colour: Pale brown with pale blue margins to plates and columns (which may photograph pink). Polyps are often white.

Habitat: Shallow reef environments.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Montipora danae , Montipora verruculosus

External links

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

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Montipora mactanensis. Indonesia. Whorls. Photograph: Charlie Veron.
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