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Anomastraea irregularis Crisp pillow coral

Anomastraea irregularisis commonly referred to as Crisp pillow coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Dr. David Obura, Kenia


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lexID:
5675 
AphiaID:
207518 
Scientific:
Anomastraea irregularis 
German:
Bienenwabe-Koralle 
English:
Crisp Pillow Coral 
Category:
Stony Corals LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Coscinaraeidae (Family) > Anomastraea (Genus) > irregularis (Species) 
Initial determination:
von Marenzeller, 1901 
Occurrence:
Kuwait, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Djibouti, (the) Maldives, Arabian Sea, Bahrain, Comores, East Africa, Guam, Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Irak, Iran, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mozambique, Pakistan, Quatar, Red Sea, Réunion , Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South-Africa, Tansania, the Seychelles, Western Indian Ocean, Western Pacific Ocean, Yemen 
Sea depth:
1 - 30 Meter 
Size:
7.87" - 11.81" (20cm - 30cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Photosynthesis, Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
109.99 gal (~ 500L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Vulnerable (VU) 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-03-17 15:52:52 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Anomastraea irregularis are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Anomastraea irregularis, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Anomastraea irregularis, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

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Marenzeller, 1901

Very special thanks to Professor Michael Schleyer from Durban, South Africa for his photo of Anomastraea irregularis.

Colonies are flat or submassive. Corallites are submeandroid to cerioid. Walls are thin and septa have irregularly fused margins. Septa are widely spaced and uniform, giving the colony surface a neat appearance. Tentacles are usually at least partly extended during the day.

Colour: Bluish-grey or cream. Polyps are dark brown.

Habitat: Turbid environments at the base of reefs and in intertidal pools.

Abundance: Common in south-east Africa, uncommon elsewhere.

Similar species: Coeloseris mayeri

Text Source: Corals of the World bey Charlie J.E.N.Veron, Australia.

External links

  1. ARKive (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Corals of the World by Charlie Veron (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. SeaLifeBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. The Hermatypic Scleractinian (Hard) Coral Fauna of the Gulf (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  6. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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