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Millepora dichotoma



Ramified fire coral

Classification
Identification
Biology
Distribution
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Classification   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Latin name : Millepora dichotoma ()
Synonyms :
Classification : Hydrozoa [ Owen, 1843 ] ( Hydroids, Hydrozoans )
 
Name : Corail de feu ramifié
Name : Ramified fire coral
Identification   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Main identification characters
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Corail de feu de couleur brun-jaune avec des apex blancs. Les polypes mesurent 1 à 2 mm.

Chaque branche de corail de feu se divise en deux, les deux branches résultantes se divisent en deux, et ainsi de suite...

Largeur : jusqu'à 1 m.
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Biology   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Feed
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Se nourrit de plancton.
Cycle of life / Reproduction
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Colonie à croissance rapide en zone récifale ensoleillée et à courant.
Interaction with other species
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Provoque de vives piqûres si on le touche...

Endosymbiose avec des algues zooxanthelles.
Distribution   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Habitat

Coral
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On trouve ce corail de feu entre 2 et 20 m, surtout près de la surface.
Geographical distribution
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Indo-Pacifique.
Links   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Websites :
http://www.aquarium.net/1097/1097_2.shtml

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Bibliography   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Découvrir la mer Rouge et l'océan Indien
Steven Weinberg
Editions Nathan 1996, 1997
Guide du récif corallien de Mer Rouge
Helmut Debelius
PLB Editions, 1998
La Mer Rouge
Andrea Ghisotti
Bonechi, 1999
Data sheet written by Christophe Naslain , 8/11/2003

Updates :
Christophe Naslain - 08/11/2003


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