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Podabacia crustacea


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lexID:
4253 
AphiaID:
207364 
Scientific:
Podabacia crustacea 
German:
Tellerkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Steenkoralen LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Fungiidae (Family) > Podabacia (Genus) > crustacea (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Pallas, ), 1766 
Occurrence:
Tahiti, the Seychelles, Philippines, Java, New Caledonia, Gulf of Bengal / Bay of Bengal, Timor, Red Sea, Madagascar, Oceania, (the) Maldives, Fiji, Vanuatu, Sumatra, Samoa, Papua New Guinea, Indo Pacific, Micronesia, Gulf of Aden, Australia, Taiwan, Singapore, Pitcairn Islands, Coral sea, New Guinea, Guam, Malaysia, Cook Islands, Tonga, Sulawesi, Solomon Islands, Palau, Indonesia, Mauritius, French Polynesia, Africa, Bunaken, Indische Oceaan, Zuid-Chinese Zee 
Size:
30 cm - 70 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
Plankton, zoöxanthellen / licht 
Tank:
~ 400 Liter 
Difficulty:
Niet voor beginners 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-03-25 14:13:14 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Pallas, 1766

Description: Colonies are attached, encrusting or laminar, unifacial, and may form tiers. A central corallite is sometimes distinguishable; peripheral corallites are exsert and inclined towards the plate margins.
Color: Tan or dark brown. Septo-costae are cream, often with pale margins.
Habitat: Most reef environments.
Abundance: Usually uncommon.
Similar Species: Lightly calcified Sandalolitha robusta is structurally similar, but is not attached to the substrate.

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