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Mycedium elephantotus

Pallas, 1766

Elephant-skin coral

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Classification   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Latin name : Mycedium elephantotus (Pallas, 1766)
Synonyms :
Classification : Scleractinia [ Bourne, 1900 ] ( Hard corals )
 
Name : Corail peau d'éléphant
Name : Elephant-skin coral
Plate coral, green-eyed cup
Identification   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
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Plaques parfois tortueuses, de couleur grise, brune, verte ou rose, pouvant mesurer jusqu'à 2m de large. A partir de 10 à 15m de profondeur.
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Oxypora, Echinophyllia
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Découvrir la mer Rouge et l'océan Indien
Steven Weinberg
Editions Nathan 1996, 1997
Data sheet written by Sealifecenter , 21/01/2005

Updates :
AXEL - 09/02/2006


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