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Montipora corbettensis pore coral

Montipora corbettensisis commonly referred to as pore coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 150 Liter is recommended.


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

Montipora corbettensis. Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Plates with central upgrowths. 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:
4359 
AphiaID:
287701 
Scientific:
Montipora corbettensis 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Pore Coral 
Category:
Stony Corals SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > corbettensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Veron & Wallace, 1984 
Occurrence:
Australia, China, Fiji, Indonesia, Kiribati, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Nauru, New Caledonia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Taiwan, Thailand, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna 
Size:
11.81" - 19.69" (30cm - 50cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
33 gal (~ 150L) 
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:
2012-04-28 15:27:26 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Veron and Wallace, 1984

Characters: Colonies are massive or are thick unifacial or bifacial plates, usually with irregularly shaped upgrowths near their centre. Corallites are immersed. Coenosteum papillae are of mixed sizes or two distinct sizes, the larger being the diameter of the corallites.

Colour: Yellowish or brown.

Habitat: Shallow reef environments.

Abundance: Uncommon.

External links

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

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Montipora corbettensis. Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Plates with central upgrowths. Photograph: Charlie Veron.
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