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Porites pukoensis Porites pukoensis

Porites pukoensisis commonly referred to as Porites pukoensis. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
5273 
AphiaID:
207250 
Scientific:
Porites pukoensis 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Porites Pukoensis 
Category:
Stony Corals SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Poritidae (Family) > Porites (Genus) > pukoensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Vaughan, 1907 
Occurrence:
American Samoa, Hawaii, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Madagascar, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Réunion  
Size:
up to 39.37" (100 cm) 
Temperature:
68 °F - 80.6 °F (20°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
109.99 gal (~ 500L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
None 
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:
2013-04-17 08:21:05 

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Vaughan, 1907
Our special thanks for the photo of Porites pukoensis goes to Don Potts, Australia!

Characters: Colonies are massive with a tendency to form columns. Tentacles are usually extended during the day.

Colour: Brown or tan.

Habitat: Shallow protected reef environments, especially lagoons.

Abundance: Usually uncommon.

Similar species: Porites evermanni

Text source: Corals of the World by Charlie J.E.N. Veron.

External links

  1. Corals of the World by Charlie Veron (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. SeaLifeBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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