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Stylocoeniella armata


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lexID:
1945 
AphiaID:
206950 
Scientific:
Stylocoeniella armata 
German:
Sternkoralle 
English:
Blushing Star Coral. Thorn Coral  
Category:
Steenkoralen LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Astrocoeniidae (Family) > Stylocoeniella (Genus) > armata (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Ehrenberg, ), 1834 
Occurrence:
Micronesia, Cook Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Great Barrier Reef, Philippines, Indo Pacific, Tansania, Kenya, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Réunion , Yemen, Mayotte, Australia, New Caledonia, Fiji, Palau, Sudan, Jordan, Tonga, Comores, Wallis and Futuna, (the) Maldives, Mozambique, Djibouti, Norfolk Island, Guam, Red Sea, Israel, Thailand, Kiribati, Vanuatu, Madagascar, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Niue, French Polynesia, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Cambodia, Tuvalu, Coral sea, Christmas Islands, Mauritius, Myanmar, Eritrea, East Africa, India, Samoa, Tokelau, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Vietnam, Malaysia, Amerikaans-Samoa, Andamanensee, Egypte, Indische Oceaan, Japan, Melanesië 
Sea depth:
1 - 50 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 50cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plankton, zoöxanthellen / licht 
Tank:
~ 250 Liter 
Difficulty:
Normaal 
Offspring:
Easy to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-05-31 17:12:40 

Captive breeding / propagation

Stylocoeniella armata is easy to breed. There are offspring in the trade available. If you are interested in Stylocoeniella armata, please contact us at Your dealer for a progeny instead of a wildcat. You help to protect the natural stocks.

Husbandry

From AIMS:
Characters: Colonies are encrusting. Corallites are widely spaced and form excavations in the coenosteum. Septa are in two equal or subequal cycles. Each corallite has a prominent coenosteum style.

Similar Species: Stylocoeniella guentheri, which has smaller corallites with less prominent coenosteum styles. See also Madracis kirbyi and the poritid Poritipora paliformis.

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