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Cnidarians - Cnidaria - Nesseltiere

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen. Species on this page: Pocillopora, Acropora, Montipora, Astreopora, Favia, Diploastrea, Caulastrea, Platygyra, Cyarina, Symphyllia, Lobophyllia, Pectinia, Galaxea, Fungia, Polyphyllia, Heliofungia, Trachyphyllia, Coscinarea, Coscinarea, Goniopora, Alveopora, Pachyseris, Leptoseris, Euphyllia, Plerogyra, Javania, Balanophyllia, Heteropsammia, Dendrophyllia, Tubastrea, Tubinaria

Stony Corals (Scleractinian Corals)- Scleractinia - Steinkorallen

[Kingdom - Animalia - Reich] [Phylum - Cnidarians - Cnidaria - Nesseltiere - Stamm] [Class - Corals - Anthozoa - Blumentiere - Klasse] [Subclass - Hexacorallia - Unterklasse] [Order - Stony Corals - Scleractinia - Steinkorallen - Ordnung]

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Octocorals
Octocorals  (Stoloniferans, soft corals, sea fans, gorgonians, sea pens, Blue Corals)  - Achtstrahlige Korallen (Röhrenkorallen, Weichkorallen, Hornkoralllen, Seefedern, Fächerkorallen, Gorgonien, Blaue Korallen)
Achtstrahlige Korallen

Hexacorals
Zoanthids and Corallimorphians - Krusten- und Scheibenanemonen: Parazoanthus, Amplexidiscus, Discosoma, Pseudocorynactis, Cyclocoeloma
Hexakorallen

Sea Anemones
Sea Anemones (Hexacorallia - Actiniaria) - Seeanemonen: Heteractis, Stichodactyla, Entacmaea, Bunodactis, Condylactis, Dofleinia, Actinodendron, Actinostephanus, Phyllodiscus, Alicia, Triactis, Calliactis, Amphianthus, Nemanthus, Thalassianthus, Heterodactyla, Cryptodendrum, Boloceroides
Seeanemonen

Hard Corals
Stony Corals - Steinkorallen. Species on this page: Pocillopora, Acropora, Montipora, Astreopora, Favia, Diploastrea, Caulastrea, Platygyra, Cyarina, Symphyllia, Lobophyllia, Pectinia, Galaxea, Fungia, Polyphyllia, Heliofungia, Trachyphyllia, Coscinarea, Coscinarea, Goniopora, Alveopora, Pachyseris, Leptoseris, Euphyllia, Plerogyra, Javania, Balanophyllia, Heteropsammia, Dendrophyllia, Tubastrea, Tubinaria
Steinkorallen

Black Corals
Black Corals - Schwarze Korallen. Species on this page: Antipathes, Cirrhipathes, Stichopathes
Schwarze Korallen

Blue Corals
Blue Corals (Helioporacea) - Blaue Korallen
Blaue Korallen

Tube Anemones
Tube Anemones - Zylinderrosen. Species on this page:  Cerianthus
Zylinderrosen

Sea Pens
Sea Pens (Pennatulacea)  - Seefedern
Seefedern

Jellyfish
Jellyfish - Quallen. Species on this page: Cassiopea, Mastigias, Lobonema, Netrostoma, Nausithoe, Pelagia, Cyanea
Quallen

Hydroids
Hydroids - Hydrozoen. Species on this page: Plumularia, Macrorhynchia, Aglaophenia, Aglaophenia, Tubularia, Millepora, Stylaster, Distichopora, Pennaria, Halocordyle, Eudendrium, Anthomedusae, Leptomedusae
Hydrozoen

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Coral Reefs - Korallenriffe

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Coral Reefs - Korallenriffe

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Coral Reefs - Korallenriffe

Astrocoeniina

[Order - Hard Corals - Scleractinia - Steinkorallen - Ordnung] [Suborder - Astrocoeniina - Unterordnung] [Family - Pocilloporidae - Familie]

Pocilloporidae

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Stony Coral - Pocillopora elegans - Elegante Keulenkoralle
(Galapagos)

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Stony Coral - Pocillopora damicornis - Katzenpfötchenkoralle (Himbeerkoralle)

 

 

[Order - Hard Corals - Scleractinia - Steinkorallen - Ordnung] [Suborder - Astrocoeniina - Unterordnung] [Family - Acroporidae - Familie]

Table Corals - Acroporidae - Tischkorallen

Solid Table Coral - Acropora clathrata - Tischkoralle

Solid Table Coral - Acropora clathrata - Tischkoralle

 

Solid Table Coral - Acropora clathrata - Tischkoralle

Solid Table Coral - Acropora clathrata - Tischkoralle

 

Hyacinth Table Coral - Acropora hyacinthus - Hyazinthen-Tischkoralle

Hyacinth Table Coral - Acropora hyacinthus - Hyazinthen-Tischkoralle

Hyacinth Table Coral - Acropora hyacinthus - Hyazinthen-Tischkoralle

Hyacinth Table Coral - Acropora hyacinthus - Hyazinthen-Tischkoralle

 

 

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Staghorn Coral - Acropora grandis - Kräftige Geweihkoralle

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Formosa Staghorn Coral - Acropora formosa - Formosa-Geweihkoralle

 

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Acroporid Table Coral - Acropora sp - Tischkoralle

 

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Staghorn Coral - Acropora aculeus - Stachlige Geweihkoralle

 

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Forbes Staghorn Coral - Acropora forbesi - Forbes' Zweigkoralle

 

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Hoeksema's Staghorn Coral - Acropora hoeksemai - Hoeksemas Geweihkoralle

 

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Loripes Staghorn Coral - Acropora loripes - Loripes-Geweihkoralle

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Column Staghorn Coral - Acropora palifera - Säulen-Geweihkoralle

 

Commensal Shrimps - Partnergarnelen, Felsengarnelen

Coral Shrimp in Staghorn Coral - Coralliocaris sp1 - Korallen-Garnele in Geweihkoralle

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Sukarno Staghorn Coral - Acropora sukarnoi - Sukarno Geweihkoralle

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Sukarno Staghorn Coral- Acropora sukarnoi - Sukarno Geweihkoralle

 

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Secale Staghorn Coral - Acropora secale - Secale-Geweihkoralle

 

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Delicate Staghorn Coral - Acropora tenella - Zarte Geweihkoralle

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Delicate Staghorn Coral - Acropora tenella - Zarte Geweihkoralle

 

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Staghorn Coral - Acropora sp - Geweihkoralle

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Vaughans Staghorn Coral - Acropora vaughani - Vaughans Geweihkoralle

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Vaughans Staghorn Coral - Acropora vaughani - Vaughans Geweihkoralle

 

 

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Florida Stony Coral - Montipora florida - Florida-Mikroporenkoralle

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Florida Stony Coral - Montipora florida - Florida-Mikroporenkoralle

 

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Florida Stony Coral - Montipora florida - Florida-Mikroporenkoralle

 

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Philippines Stony Coral - Montipora tuberculosa - Philippinen-Mikroporenkoralle

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Philippines Stony Coral - Montipora tuberculosa - Philippinen-Mikroporenkoralle

 

 

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Porous Star Coral - Astreopora myriophthalma - Sternkoralle

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Porous Star Coral - Astreopora myriophthalma - Sternkoralle

 

 

Faviina

[Order - Hard Corals - Scleractinia - Steinkorallen - Ordnung] [Suborder - Faviina - Unterordnung] [Family - Faviidae - Familie]

Faviidae

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Large Star Coral - Favia maxima - Grosse Sternkoralle

 

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Star Coral - Favia sp - Sternkoralle

 

 

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Two Colored Star Coral - Favia speciosa - Zweifarben-Sternkoralle

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Two Colored Star Coral - Favia speciosa - Zweifarben-Sternkoralle

 

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Two Colored Star Coral - Favia speciosa - Zweifarben-Sternkoralle

 

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Stony Coral - Diploastrea heliopora - Blumen-Sternkoralle

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Stony Coral - Diploastrea heliopora - Blumen-Sternkoralle

 

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Stony Coral - Diploastrea heliopora - Blumen-Sternkoralle

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Trumpet Coral (Candy Cane Coral) - Caulastrea curvata - Gewundene Fingerkoralle

 

 

Stony Corals - Steinkorallen

Maze Brain Coral - Platygyra lamellina - Lamellen-Hirnkoralle

[Order - Hard Corals - Scleractinia - Steinkorallen - Ordnung] [Suborder - Faviina - Unterordnung] [Family - Mussidae - Familie]

Mussidae

Button Coral - Cyarina lacrymalis - Tränen-Sternkoralle

Button Coral - Cyarina lacrymalis - Tränen-Sternkoralle

 

Button Coral - Cyarina lacrymalis - Tränen-Sternkoralle

 

Lobed Brain Coral (Open Brain Coral) - Lobophyllia sp - Doldenkoralle

Brain Coral - Symphyllia agaricia - Stachlige Faltenkoralle

 

 

Brain Coral - Symphyllia sp - Faltenkoralle

Brain Coral Deatil opening of polyps - Symphyllia sp - Faltenkoralle, Detail Öffnung des Polypen

 

[Order - Hard Corals - Scleractinia - Steinkorallen - Ordnung] [Suborder - Faviina - Unterordnung] [Family - Merulinidae - Familie]

Merulinidae

 

Horn Coral (Spine Coral) - Hydnophora rigida - Stachel-Pickelkoralle

[Order - Hard Corals - Scleractinia - Steinkorallen - Ordnung] [Suborder - Faviina - Unterordnung] [Family - Pectiniidae - Familie]

Pectiniidae

Frilly Lettuce Coral - Pectinia lactuca - Salat-Koralle

Palm Lettuce Coral (Plate Coral) - Pectinia paeonia - Pfingstrosen-Koralle

 

[Order - Hard Corals - Scleractinia - Steinkorallen - Ordnung] [Suborder - Faviina - Unterordnung] [Family - Oculinidae - Familie]

Oculinidae

Forest Green Galaxea Coral - Galaxea astreata - Krönchen-Koralle

Horrid Galaxea Coral - Galaxea horrescens - Dornenstrauch-Koralle

Horrid Galaxea Coral - Galaxea horrescens - Dornenstrauch-Koralle

Fungiina

[Order - Hard Corals - Scleractinia - Steinkorallen - Ordnung] [Suborder - Fungiina - Unterordnung] [Family - Fungiidae - Familie]

Mushroom Corals - Fungiidae - Pilzkorallen

Fragile Mushroom Coral - Fungia fragilis - Zerbrechliche Pilzkoralle

Mushroom Coral - Fungia fungites - Schild-Pilzkoralle

 

Granulated Mushroom Coral - Fungia granulosa - Rauhe Pilzkoralle

 

Lagoon Mushroom Coral - Fungia fralinae - Lagunen-Pilzkoralle

Lagoon Mushroom Coral - Fungia fralinae - Lagunen-Pilzkoralle

 

Lagoon Mushroom Coral - Fungia fralinae - Lagunen-Pilzkoralle

 

Moluccen Mushroom Coral - Fungia moluccensis - Molukken-Pilzkoralle

 

Plate Mushroom Coral - Fungia scutaria - Ovale Pilzkoralle (Schild-Pilzkoralle)

 

Slipper Coral - Polyphyllia talpina - Furchenlose Zungenkoralle

 

Slipper Coral - Polyphyllia talpina - Furchenlose Zungenkoralle

 

 

 

Heliofungia Long Tentacle Plate Coral with Pipefishes - Heliofungia actiniformis - Seenadeln auf Anemonen-Pilzkoralle

Orang-utan Crab - Achaeus japonicus on Heliofungia actiniformis - Orang-Utan Krabbe

 

Heliofungia Long Tentacle Plate Coral - Heliofungia actiniformis - Anemonen-Pilzkoralle

 

Beautiful Shrimp - Ancylomenes venustus (before Periclimenes venustus) on Heliofungia actiniformis - Pfeffer-und-Salz Partnergarnele

INFO - Mushroom Coral Pipefish (White Pipefish) - Siokunichthys nigrolineatus on Heliofungia actiniformis - Pilzkorallen-Seenadel

Mushroom Coral Pipefish (White Pipefish) - Siokunichthys nigrolineatus on Heliofungia actiniformis - Pilzkorallen-Seenadel

[Order - Hard Corals - Scleractinia - Steinkorallen - Ordnung] [Suborder - Fungiina - Unterordnung] [Family - Trachyphylliidae - Familie]

Trachyphylliidae

Geoffroy's Coral - Trachyphyllia geoffroyi - Geoffroys Koralle

 

[Order - Hard Corals - Scleractinia - Steinkorallen - Ordnung] [Suborder - Fungiina - Unterordnung] [Family - Siderastreidae - Familie]

Siderastreidae

 

Macneill's Coral - Coscinarea macneilli - Macneills Tellerkoralle

 

[Order - Hard Corals - Scleractinia - Steinkorallen - Ordnung] [Suborder - Fungiina - Unterordnung] [Family - Poritidae - Familie]

Poritidae - Porenkorallen

Lobe Coral - Porites lobata - Lappenförmige Porenkoralle

Lobe Coral - Porites lobata - Lappenförmige Porenkoralle

Lobe Coral - Porites lobata - Lappenförmige Porenkoralle

 

Lichen Coral - Porites lichen - Flechten-Porenkoralle
(Galapagos)

 

Hump Coral - Porites lutea - Grosse Porenkoralle

Coral hermit crab - Paguritta gracilipes - Korallen-Einsiedlerkrebs

 

Flower Pot Coral - Goniopora sp - Margeritenkoralle

Branching Flower Pot Coral - Alveopora gigas - Grosse Schwammkoralle

Djibouti Flower Pot Coral - Goniopora djiboutiensis - Djibouti Margeritenkoralle

[Order - Hard Corals - Scleractinia - Steinkorallen - Ordnung] [Suborder - Fungiina - Unterordnung] [Family - Agariciidae - Familie]

Agariciidae

Elephant Skin Coral (Phonograph Record Coral) - Pachyseris speciosa - Regelmässige Rillenkoralle

 

Elephant Skin Coral (Phonograph Record Coral) - Pachyseris speciosa - Regelmässige Rillenkoralle

 

 

Ridge Coral - Leptoseris mycetoseroides - Pizza-Septenkoralle

Ridge Coral - Leptoseris explanata - Gesäumte Septenkoralle

 

 

Caryophylliina

[Order - Hard Corals - Scleractinia - Steinkorallen - Ordnung] [Suborder - Caryophylliina - Unterordnung] [Family - Caryophylliidae - Familie]

Caryophylliidae

Hammer Coral (Bubblecorals) - Hammerkoralle (Bukettkoralle)

Green Australian Elegance Coral - Catalaphyllia jardinei - Zackenkoralle (Wunderkoralle)

 

 

Disk Anemones, Corallimorphians - Corallimorpharia - Scheibenanemonen

Fox coral - Nemenzophyllia turbida - Großpolypige Steinkoralle

 

Disk Anemones, Corallimorphians - Corallimorpharia - Scheibenanemonen

Fox coral - Nemenzophyllia turbida - Großpolypige Steinkoralle

 

Disk Anemones, Corallimorphians - Corallimorpharia - Scheibenanemonen

Fox coral - Nemenzophyllia turbida - Großpolypige Steinkoralle

 

Disk Anemones, Corallimorphians - Corallimorpharia - Scheibenanemonen

Fox coral - Nemenzophyllia turbida - Großpolypige Steinkoralle

 

Hammer Coral (Bubblecorals) - Hammerkoralle (Bukettkoralle)

Hammer Coral - Euphyllia ancora - Hammerkoralle (Bukettkoralle)

 

Hammer Coral (Bubblecorals) - Hammerkoralle (Bukettkoralle)

Hammer Coral - Euphyllia ancora - Hammerkoralle (Bukettkoralle)

 

Hammer Coral (Bubblecorals) - Hammerkoralle (Bukettkoralle)

Hammer Coral - Euphyllia ancora - Hammerkoralle (Bukettkoralle)

 

Hammer Coral (Bubblecorals) - Hammerkoralle (Bukettkoralle)

INFO - Hammer Coral - Euphyllia ancora - Hammerkoralle (Bukettkoralle)

 

Hammer Coral (Bubblecorals) - Hammerkoralle (Bukettkoralle)

Hammer Coral - Euphyllia ancora - Hammerkoralle (Bukettkoralle)

 

Hammer Coral (Bubblecorals) - Hammerkoralle (Bukettkoralle)

Hammer Coral - Euphyllia ancora - Hammerkoralle (Bukettkoralle)

 

Hammer Coral (Bubblecorals) - Hammerkoralle (Bukettkoralle)

INFO - Anemone shrimp on Hammer Coral - Ancylomenes sarasvati (before Periclimenes sarasvati) - Anemonen-Garnele auf Hammerkoralle

 

 

Bubblecorals - Bukettkoralle

Frogspawn Coral - Euphyllia divisa - Verzweigte Bukettkoralle

Bubblecorals - Bukettkoralle

Frogspawn Coral - Euphyllia divisa - Verzweigte Bukettkoralle

 

Bubblecorals - Bukettkoralle

Frogspawn Coral - Euphyllia divisa - Verzweigte Bukettkoralle

 

Bubblecorals - Bukettkoralle

Frogspawn Coral - Euphyllia divisa - Verzweigte Bukettkoralle

Bubblecorals - Bukettkoralle

Two different Corals together - Euphyllia ancora and Euphyllia divisa - Bukettkorallen nebeneinander

 

Pacific Clown Anemone Shrimp on Euphyllia divisa - Periclimenes brevicarpalis - Anemonen Garnele auf Euphyllia divisa

 

INFO - Pacific Clown Anemone Shrimp on Euphyllia divisa - Periclimenes brevicarpalis - Anemonen Garnele auf Euphyllia divisa

Bubblecorals - Bukettkoralle

Euphyllia Coral - Euphyllia sp1 - Bukettkorallen

 

Commensal Shrimps - Partnergarnelen, Felsengarnelen

Anchor Coral Shrimp on Euphyllia sp. - Vir cf euphyllus- Blasenkorallen-Garnele auf Bukettkorallen (Euphyllia sp.)

Bubblecorals - Bukettkoralle

Euphyllia Coral - Euphyllia sp2 - Bukettkorallen

 

Bubblecorals - Bukettkoralle

Bubble Coral - Plerogyra simplex - Gewöhnliche Blasenkoralle

 

Bubblecorals - Bukettkoralle

Bubble Coral - Plerogyra simplex - Gewöhnliche Blasenkoralle

 

Bubblecorals - Bukettkoralle

Bubble Coral - Plerogyra simplex - Gewöhnliche Blasenkoralle

Orang-utan Crab on Bubble Coral - Achaeus japonicus on Plerogyra sinuosa - Orang-Utan Krabbe auf Bogen-Blasenkorallen

 

Bubblecorals - Bukettkoralle

Bubble Coral - Plerogyra sinuosa - Bogen-Blasenkorallen

 

Bubblecorals - Bukettkoralle

Bubble Coral - Plerogyra sinuosa - Bogen-Blasenkorallen

Orang-Utan Crab on Bubble Coral - Achaeus japonicus on Plerogyra sinuosa - Orang-Utan Krabbe auf Bogen-Blasenkorallen

Orang-Utan Crab on Bubble Coral - Achaeus japonicus on Plerogyra sinuosa - Orang-Utan Krabbe auf Bogen-Blasenkorallen

Orang-Utan Crab on Bubble Coral - Achaeus japonicus on Plerogyra sinuosa - Orang-Utan Krabbe auf Bogen-Blasenkorallen

 

Coleman’s coral shrimp - Vir colemani - Coleman Korallen-Garnele

 

Bubble Coral Shrimp - Vir philippinensis - Blasenkorallen-Garnele

 

Bubble Coral Shrimp- Vir philippinensis - Blasenkorallen-Garnele

 

Bubblecorals - Bukettkoralle

Lichtenstein Bubble Coral - Physogyra lichtensteini - Weintrauben-Koralle

Orang-Utan Crab on Bubble Coral- Achaeus japonicus on Physogyra lichtensteini - Orang-Utan Krabbe auf Blasenkoralle

Commensal Shrimps - Partnergarnelen, Felsengarnelen

Bubble Coral Shrimp on Lichtenstein Bubble Coral - Vir sp2 on Physogyra lichtensteini - Blasenkorallen-Garnele auf Weintrauben-Koralle

[Order - Hard Corals - Scleractinia - Steinkorallen - Ordnung] [Suborder - Caryophylliina - Unterordnung] [Family - Flabellidae - Familie]

Flabellidae

Erhardt's Solitary Coral - Javania erhardti - Erhardts Solitärkoralle

Erhardt's Solitary Coral - Javania erhardti - Erhardts Solitärkoralle

Erhardt's Solitary Coral - Javania erhardti - Erhardts Solitärkoralle

Erhardt's Solitary Coral - Javania erhardti - Erhardts Solitärkoralle

Erhardt's Solitary Coral - Javania erhardti - Erhardts Solitärkoralle

Erhardt's Solitary Coral - Javania erhardti - Erhardts Solitärkoralle

Dendrophylliina

[Order - Hard Corals - Scleractinia - Steinkorallen - Ordnung] [Suborder - Dendrophylliina - Unterordnung] [Family - Dendrophylliidae - Familie]

Dendrophylliidae

Cup Coral - Solitärkoralle

Orange Cup Coral - Balanophyllia sp - Vielfarbige Solitärkoralle

 

Cup Coral - Solitärkoralle

Orange Cup Coral - Balanophyllia sp - Vielfarbige Solitärkoralle

 

Cup Coral - Solitärkoralle

Orange Cup Coral - Balanophyllia sp - Vielfarbige Solitärkoralle

Cup Coral - Solitärkoralle

Stony Coral - Heteropsammia eupammides - Solitäre Kelchkoralle

Stony Coral - Heteropsammia eupammides - Solitäre Kelchkoralle

 

Cup Coral - Solitärkoralle

Stony Coral - Heteropsammia eupammides - Solitäre Kelchkoralle

 

Cup Coral - Solitärkoralle

Stony Coral - Heteropsammia eupammides - Solitäre Kelchkoralle

Stony Coral - Heteropsammia eupammides - Solitäre Kelchkoralle

 

 

Cup Coral - Kelchkoralle

Gracile Cup Coral - Dendrophyllia gracilis - Grazile Kelchkoralle
(Galapagos)

 

Cup Coral - Kelchkoralle

Gracile Cup Coral - Dendrophyllia gracilis - Grazile Kelchkoralle
(Galapagos)

 

Cup Coral - Kelchkoralle

Gracile Cup Coral - Dendrophyllia gracilis - Grazile Kelchkoralle

Cup Coral - Kelchkoralle

Gracile Cup Coral - Dendrophyllia gracilis - Grazile Kelchkoralle

 

 

 

Cup Coral - Kelchkoralle

Orange Cup Coral - Tubastrea coccinea - Orange Kelchkoralle
(Galapagos)

 

Cup Coral - Kelchkoralle

Orange Cup Coral - Tubastrea coccinea - Orange Kelchkoralle
(Galapagos)

 

Cup Coral - Kelchkoralle

Orange Cup Coral - Tubastrea coccinea - Orange Kelchkoralle
(Galapagos)

Cup Coral - Kelchkoralle

Orange Sun Coral - Tubastrea faulkneri - Faulkners Kelchkoralle (Orang-gelbe Sonnenkoralle)

Cup Coral - Kelchkoralle

Orange Sun Coral - Tubastrea faulkneri - Faulkners Kelchkoralle (Orang-gelbe Sonnenkoralle)

 

Cup Coral - Kelchkoralle

INFO - Orange Sun Coral - Tubastrea faulkneri - Faulkners Kelchkoralle (Orang-gelbe Sonnenkoralle)

Cup Coral - Kelchkoralle

Black Sun Coral - Tubastrea micranthus - Schwarze Kelchkoralle (Grüne Zäpfchenkoralle)

Cup Coral - Kelchkoralle

Black Sun Coral - Tubastrea micranthus - Schwarze Kelchkoralle (Grüne Zäpfchenkoralle)

 

Cup Coral - Kelchkoralle

Black Sun Coral - Tubastrea micranthus - Schwarze Kelchkoralle (Grüne Zäpfchenkoralle)

Cup Coral - Tubinaria mesenterina - Platten-Salatkoralle

Cup Coral - Tubinaria mesenterina - Skorpionfisch auf Platten-Salatkoralle

Yellow Stony Coral - Turbinaria reniformis - Gelbe Salatkoralle

Special photo - Spezielle Fotos

Crown-of-thorns Starfish - Acanthaster planci - Dornenkronen Seestern

Crown-of-thorns Starfish eating coral polyps - Acanthaster planci - Dornenkronen Seestern frisst Korallenpolypen

Crown-of-thorns Starfish - Acanthaster planci - Dornenkronen Seestern

Damage of corals by Crown-of-thorns Starfish - Acanthaster planci - Durch Dornenkronen Seestern beschädigte Korallen

 

 

 

 

 
Coral spawning (tube coral) - Tubastrea faulkneri - Fortpflanzung Kelchkorallen

     

Tunicates
Tunicates, Ascidians or Sea Squirts - Seescheiden, Manteltiere: Clavelina, Eudistoma, Pycnoclavella, Nephteis, Oxycorynia, Sycozoa, Didemnum, Atriolum, Leptoclinides, Pseudodistoma, Perophora, Rhopalaea, Phallusia, Polycarpa, Botrylloides, Botryllus
Seescheiden

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Marine PlantsMarine Plants (Green Algae, Red Algae, Dinoflagellates, Zooxanthelles, seagrass, mangroves)   - Marine Pflanzen (Grünalgen, Rotalgen, Seegras, Zooxanthellen, Dinoflagellaten, Mangroven)
Marine Pflanzen

Feather Stars
Feather Stars and Sea Lilies - Haar- oder Federsterne:  Comaster, Comanthina, Comatella, Oxycomanthus, Dichrometra, Lamprometra, Colobometra, Cenometra, Oligometra, Pontiometra, Himerometra, Zygometra, Reometra. Also animals living with featherstars (shwimps, crabs, squids, fish)
Haar- oder Federsterne

Starfish
Sea stars or starfish  (Echinoderms like Valvatida, Comb Sea Star, Spinulosida, Forcipulatida) - Seesterne (Stachelhäuter wie Klappensterne, Walzensterne, Kammsterne, Stachelsterne, Zangensterne)
Seesterne

Brittle Stars
Serpent Stars (Echinoderms, Ophiurida) - Schlangensternen (Stachelhäuter). Species on this page: Ophiothela, Ophiothrix, Amphiura, Ophiomastix, Ophiarachna
Schlangensterne

Sea Urchins
sea urchins (Echinoderms) - Seeigel (Stachelhäuter) - Species on this page: Astropyga, Diadema, Echinothrix, Mespilia, Salmacis, Lytechinus, Asthenosoma,  Toxopneustes, Maretia, Eurypatagus, Clypeaster, Eucidaris, Prionocidaris, Echinostrephus, Echinometra
Seeigel

Sea Cucumbers
Sea Cucumbers - Holothuroidea - Seewalzen: Species on this page: Synaptula, Opheodesoma, Euapta, Holothuria, Bohadschia, Stichopus, Stichopus, Thelenota, Pentacta, Pseudocolochirus, Neothyonidium
Seewalzen

Chromodoris
Nudibranchs Chromodorids (Chromodorididae) - Nacktschnecken wie Prachtsternschnecken
Chromodoris

Ceratosoma
Nudibranchs Chromodorids - Nacktschnecken wie Prachtsternschnecken. Species:  Ceratosoma
Ceratosoma

Hypselodoris
Hypselodoris: Nudibranchs Chromodorids (Chromodorididae) - Meeresschnecken wie Prachtsternschnecken
Hypselodoris

Chromodorididae
Nudibranchs Chromodorids (Chromodorididae) - Nacktschnecken. Species: Hypselodoris, Pectenodoris, Mexichromis, Noumea, Risbecia, Thorunna
Chromodorididae

Phyllidiidae
Nudibranchs (Phyllidiids - Phyllidiidae) - Nacktschnecken (Warzenschnecken). Species: Phyllidiella, Phyllidia, Phyllidiopsis, Reticulidia
Phyllidiidae

Polyceridae
Nudibranchs Phanerobranch Dorids - Polyceridae - Neonsternschnecken (Nacktschnecken). Species: Nembrotha, Roboastra, Tambja, Thecacera
Polyceridae

Gymnodorididae
Harlequin nudibranchs (Dorids) - Doridina - Sternschnecken - Gymnodorididae: Gymnodoris
Gymnodorididae

Aegiretidae
Harlequin nudibranchs (Dorids) - Doridina - Sternschnecken:  Aegiridae: Aegires, Notodoris
Aegiretidae

Dendrodorididae
Harlequin nudibranchs (Dorids) - Doridina - Sternschnecken: Dendrodorididae: Dendrodoris
Dendrodorididae

Goniodorididae
Harlequin nudibranchs (Dorids) - Doridina - Sternschnecken: Goniodorididae: Trapania
Goniodorididae

Hexabranchidae
Nudibranchs dorids (Dorididae) - Sternschnecken (Nacktschnecken). Species: Hexabranchus
Hexabranchidae

Dorididae
Nudibranchs dorids (Dorididae) - Sternschnecken (Nacktschnecken). Species: Asteronotus, Atagema, Discodoris, Halgerda, Jorunna, Platydoris, Taringa, Aldisa, Rostanga, Aphelodoris
Dorididae

Dendronotoidea
Dendronotids (Dendronotina) - Baumschnecken. Species: Marionia, Marionopsis, Tritoniopsis, Doto, Scyllaea, Melibe, Armina, Dermatobranchus, Janolus
Dendronotoidea

Arminina
Arminaceans (Arminina) - Furchenschnecken. Species: Armina, Dermatobranchus, Janolus
Arminina

Aeolidiidae
Nudibranchs - Nacktschnecken. Suborder  Aeolidina (Aeolids - Fadenschnecken): Families  Flabellinidae, Glaucidae, species Flabellina, Phidiana, Godiva, Phyllodesmium, Pteraeolidia, Favorinus
Aeolidiidae

Sea Shells
Snails: Worm-shells, Scorpion conchs, Cowries, Lamellarids, Helmet shells, Tun-shells, Wentletraps, Murex shells, Volutes, Conus shells / Vorderkiemenschnecken / Gehäuseschnecken, Kaurischnecken, Porzellanschnecken, Wurmschnecken, Blättchenschnecken, Boothaken, Flügelschnecken, Sturmhauben, Wendeltreppen, Stachelschnecken, Kegelschnecken, Walzenschnecken
Meeresschnecken

Cephalaspidea
Headshield slugs - Kopfschildschnecken: Chelidonura, Philinopsis, Siphopteron
Cephalaspidea

Sacoglossa
Sap sucking slugs - Saftsauger: Plakobranchus, Elysia, Thuridilla
Sacoglossa

Anaspidea
Sea Hares - Seehasen:  Aplysia, Syphonota, Bursatella, Dolabella, Notarchus, Petalifera
Anaspidea

Notaspidea
Side-gilled Slugs - Flankenkiemer: Berthella, Pleurobranchaea, Pleurobranchus, Umbraculum
Notaspidea

Bivalves
Bivalves, Muscheln
Muscheln

Sepia, Cuttlefish
Sepia (cuttlefish). Species on this page: Metasepia, Sepia, Euprymna, Ideosepius, Nautilus
Sepias

Octopus
Cephalopods (sepias, squids, octopus) , photos of mimic octopus, flamboyant cuttlefish and other rare animals - Tintenfisch-Fotos (Sepias, Kraken, Oktopoden) unter anderm vom Mimik-Oktopus, flammenden Sepias und Blauring-Oktopus
Oktopus, Tintenfische

Chitons
Chitons - Käferschnecken
Käferschnecken

Tusk Shells
Tusk Shells - Kahnfüsser: Fustiaria, Dentalium
Kahnfüsser

Shrimps and Prawns
Shrimps and Prawns - Garnelen / Penaeidae - Alpheidae - Stenopdidae - Hippolytidae - Hymenoceridae - Gnathophyllidae - Rhynchocinetidae
Garnelen

Palaemonid Shrimps
Commensal Shrimps - Partnergarnelen / Palaemonidae - Alpheidae Species on this page: Periclimenes, Dasycaris, Hamodactylus, Pontonides,  Pontonides, Vir, Apopontonia, Stegopontonia, Palaemon, Leander, Urocaridella
Felsen- und Partnergarnelen

Shrimps on Echinoderms
Commensal Shrimps - Partnergarnelen / Palaemonidae - Alpheidae Species on this page: Periclimenes, Dasycaris, Hamodactylus, Pontonides,  Pontonides, Vir, Apopontonia, Stegopontonia, Palaemon, Leander, Urocaridella
Garnelen auf Stachelhäuter

Crabs
Hermit Crabs - Coral Hermit Crabs - Squat Lobsters - Porcelain Crabs  / Einsiedlerkrebse - Korallen Einsiedlerkrebse - Springkrebse - Porzellankrebse. Species on this page: Panulirus, Scyllarides, Parribacus, Scyllarus, Dardanus, Paguristes, Paguritta, Allogalathea, Lauriea, Galathea, Lissoporcellana, Neopetrolisthes, Porcellanella
Mittelkrebse

True Crabs
True Crabs (Brachyura) like Sponge Crabs - Box Crabs - Coral Crabs - Pebble crabs - Urchin Crabs - Frog Crabs - Elbow Crabs - Dorippids - Swimmer Crabs - Grapsid Shore Crabs - False Spider Crabs - Echte Krabben wie Schwammkrabben - Schamkrabben - Korallenkrabben - Rundkrabben - Kugelkrabben - Seeigelkrabben - Spannerkrabben - Ellbogenkrabben - Dorippide - Schwimmkrabben - Felsenkrabben - Falsche Spinnenkrabben
Echte Krabben

Spider Crabs,
Spider Crabs - Majidae - Spinnenkrabben. Species on this page: Achaeus, Hoplophrys, Camposcia, Cyclocoeloma, Huenia, Schizophrys, Xenocarcinus
Spinnenkrabben

Mantis shrimps
Mantis shrimps - Heuschreckenkrebsen: Gonodactylinus, Odontodactylus, Pseudosquilla, Lysiosquilla
Heuschreckenkrebse

Lobsters
Lobsters - Slipper lobsters / Langusten - Bärenkrebse
Langustenartige

Isopods, Copepods, Barnacles
Isopods, Copepods, Barnacles, Amphipods, Sea Spiders, Horseshoe Crabs - Asseln, Ruderfusskrebschen, Rankenfüsser, Flohkrebse, Asselspinnen, Pfeilschwanzkrebse
Asseln, Ruderfussk.

Bryozoans
Bryozoanas - Moostierchen. Species on this page: Triphyllozoon, Iodictyum, Scrupocellaria
Moostierchen

Octocorals
Octocorals  (Stoloniferans, soft corals, sea fans, gorgonians, sea pens, Blue Corals)  - Achtstrahlige Korallen (Röhrenkorallen, Weichkorallen, Hornkoralllen, Seefedern, Fächerkorallen, Gorgonien, Blaue Korallen)
Achtstrahlige Korallen

Hexacorals
Zoanthids and Corallimorphians - Krusten- und Scheibenanemonen: Parazoanthus, Amplexidiscus, Discosoma, Pseudocorynactis, Cyclocoeloma
Hexakorallen

Sea Anemones
Sea Anemones (Hexacorallia - Actiniaria) - Seeanemonen: Heteractis, Stichodactyla, Entacmaea, Bunodactis, Condylactis, Dofleinia, Actinodendron, Actinostephanus, Phyllodiscus, Alicia, Triactis, Calliactis, Amphianthus, Nemanthus, Thalassianthus, Heterodactyla, Cryptodendrum, Boloceroides
Seeanemonen

Hard Corals
Stony Corals - Steinkorallen. Species on this page: Pocillopora, Acropora, Montipora, Astreopora, Favia, Diploastrea, Caulastrea, Platygyra, Cyarina, Symphyllia, Lobophyllia, Pectinia, Galaxea, Fungia, Polyphyllia, Heliofungia, Trachyphyllia, Coscinarea, Coscinarea, Goniopora, Alveopora, Pachyseris, Leptoseris, Euphyllia, Plerogyra, Javania, Balanophyllia, Heteropsammia, Dendrophyllia, Tubastrea, Tubinaria
Steinkorallen

Black Corals
Black Corals - Schwarze Korallen. Species on this page: Antipathes, Cirrhipathes, Stichopathes
Schwarze Korallen

Tube Anemones
Tube Anemones - Zylinderrosen. Species on this page:  Cerianthus
Zylinderrosen

Sea Pens
Sea Pens (Pennatulacea)  - Seefedern
Seefedern

Jellyfish
Jellyfish - Quallen. Species on this page: Cassiopea, Mastigias, Lobonema, Netrostoma, Nausithoe, Pelagia, Cyanea
Quallen

Hydroids
Hydroids - Hydrozoen. Species on this page: Plumularia, Macrorhynchia, Aglaophenia, Aglaophenia, Tubularia, Millepora, Stylaster, Distichopora, Pennaria, Halocordyle, Eudendrium, Anthomedusae, Leptomedusae
Hydrozoen

Comb-Jellies
Comb-Jellies - Rippenquallen. Coeloplana
Rippenquallen

Flatworms
Flatworms (Plathelminthes) - Strudelwürmer / Plattwürmer : Acanthozoon,  Maiazoon, Phrikoceros,  Pseudobiceros, Pseudoceros, Thysanozoon, Callioplana, Eurylepta
Strudelwürmer / Plattwürmer

Segmented worms
Segmented worms (Annelida) - Ringelwürmer: Protula, Bispira, Filograna, Filogranella, Spirobranchus,  Sabellastarte, Sabella, Eupolymnia, Gastrolepidia, Chloeia, Oxycera,
Ringelwürmer

Various Worms
Phoronids (Phoronida) - Hufeisenwürmer
Versch. Würmer

Sponges
Sponges (Siliceous Sponges, Calcerous Sponges) - Schwämme (Kalkschwämme, Gemeine Schwämme)
Schwämme

Forams
Forams (Foraminiferida) - Wurzelfüsser Foraminifera
Wurzelfüsser

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Kurzübersicht

You find the over 400 photos of Cnidarians on 6 pages. STARTING PAGE

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Die über 400 Fotos von Nesseltieren sind auf 6 Seiten aufgeteilt. STARTSEITE

Jellyfish and Hydroids

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Quallen und Hydrozoen

Octocorals

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Achtstrahlige Korallen
Sea Anemones (Hexacorals)
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Seeanemonen (Sechsstrahlige Korallen)
Hard Corals (Hexacorals) (on this page)
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Steinkorallen (Sechsstrahlige Korallen) (auf dieser Seite)
Black Corals and Tube Anemones (Hexacorals)
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Schwarze Korallen und Zylinderanemonen (Sechsstrahlige Korallen)

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Übrige Sechsstrahlige Korallen

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More links about Cnidarians ( Corals and anemones , Hydroids - Jellyfish etc.)

Was bietet Starfish zum Thema Nesseltiere (Hydrozoen, Quallen, Korallen und Anemonen etc.)

I identified each animal to my best knowledge, but mistakes are possible. Please write to me, if you have any questions. Latin names according to WoRMS (World Register of Marine Species) and ITIS (Integrated Taxonomic Information System). For an example of the Taxonomic Hierarchy look at the frogfish.

Ich habe alle Tiere nach meinem besten Wissen identifiziert, Fehler sind jedoch möglich. Bitte schreibe mir, falls Du Fragen hast. Lateinische Bezeichnungen nach WoRMS (World Register of Marine Species) und ITIS (Integrated Taxonomic Information System). Siehe auch Systematik im Pflanzen- und Tierreich.


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