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Leptastrea bottae stony coral

Leptastrea bottaeis commonly referred to as stony coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 150 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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

Leptastrea bottae. Red Sea. Variation in 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:
4405 
AphiaID:
207476 
Scientific:
Leptastrea bottae 
German:
Großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Stony Corals LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Scleractinia incertae sedis (Family) > Leptastrea (Genus) > bottae (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Milne Edwards & Haime, ), 1849 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, Australia, Banda Sea, Cebu ((Philippines), Celebes Sea, Comores, Cook Islands, Coral sea, East Africa, Fiji, French Polynesia, Gulf of Aden, Hawaii, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Micronesia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Red Sea, Réunion , Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Tahiti, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, the Seychelles, Timor, Tonga, Tuvalu, USA 
Sea depth:
0 - 40 Meter 
Size:
up to 9.84" (25 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Phytoplankton, Plankton, Zooplankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
33 gal (~ 150L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
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:
2012-05-19 12:19:41 

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Characters: Colonies are massive to encrusting. Corallites are cylindrical, separated only by a groove. Septa are in three cycles, the longest being distinctive and exsert.
?Groove and tubercle? formations are sometimes well developed.

Colour: White or cream with darker calices.

Habitat: Shallow reef environments.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Leptastrea inaequalis , Leptastrea transversa

External links

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

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Leptastrea bottae. Red Sea. Variation in corallite detail. Photograph: Charlie Veron
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