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Goniastrea deformis

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Goniastrea deformis. Mainland Japan. An encrusting colony. Photograph: Charlie Veron.

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lexID:
3944 
AphiaID:
288025 
Scientific:
Goniastrea deformis 
German:
großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Крупнополипные Жёсткие Кораллы 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Merulinidae (Family) > Goniastrea (Genus) > deformis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Veron, ), 1990 
Occurrence:
Африка, Филиппины, Япония 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
Зооксантеллы/Свет, зоопланктон, Планктон, фитопланктон 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
средний 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2011-12-01 18:26:17 

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

Goniastrea deformis
Veron, 1990

Characters: Colonies are massive with irregular corallites up to 9 millimetres diameter. Septa have large teeth and granulated sides. Paliform lobes are usually well developed. ?Groove and tubercle? formations are sometimes present.

Colour: Dark colours, usually reddish-brown with paler oral discs.

Habitat: Rocky foreshores of temperate locations.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Goniastrea aspera , Goniastrea columella , Platygyra contorta

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Veron (1990a). Additional identification guide: Nishihira and Veron (1995).

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