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Psammocora superficialis


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lexID:
2107 
AphiaID:
207270 
Scientific:
Psammocora superficialis 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Steenkoralen SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Psammocoridae (Family) > Psammocora (Genus) > superficialis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Gardiner, 1898 
Occurrence:
Panama, Niue, Galapagos Islands, Mozambique, Wallis and Futuna, El Salvador, Réunion , Tuvalu, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Kenya, Tansania, the Seychelles, Philippines, East Africa, Great Barrier Reef, Nauru, Eritrea, Mauritius, Vanuatu, Cook Islands, Cocos Island (Costa Rica), Tokelau, Australia, Jordan, Somalia, Solomon Islands, Irak, Palau, Guam, Nicaragua, French Polynesia, Micronesia, Vietnam, Djibouti, Kuwait, Quatar, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Papua New Guinea, India, Northern Mariana Islands, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Myanmar, Christmas Islands, Ecuador, Madagascar, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Kiribati, Thailand, Yemen, Sierra Leone, Red Sea, Indo Pacific, Pakistan, Guadeloupe, New Caledonia, Fiji, Mayotte, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Costa Rica, Comores, Tonga, Cambodia, Sudan, Samoa, Iran, Amerikaans-Samoa, Bahrein, China, Egypte, Honduras, Indische Oceaan, Japan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Westelijke Indische Oceaan 
Sea depth:
2 - 30 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plankton, zoöxanthellen / licht 
Tank:
~ 150 Liter 
Difficulty:
Normaal 
Offspring:
Possible 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
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-07-02 16:07:08 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

Husbandry

Psammocora superficialis
Gardiner, 1898

Infos from AIMS Website:
Characters: Colonies are encrusting or form thick plates with low irregular ridges. Corallites are small, shallow, and irregularly distributed. Primary septo-costae have a petaloid shape.

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