species: Acropora pulchra in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Acropora pulchra


©Anne Hoggett: Acropora pulchra at Horseshoe Reef, Lizard Island. Identified by Dr Zoe Richards.

©Anne Hoggett: Acropora pulchra at Horseshoe Reef, Lizard Island. Identified by Dr Zoe Richards, who notes: "Commonly grows tall branches in protected locations, tentacles may be extended in the daytime, fine even lipped radials, elongate axial."
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Order Scleractinia
Family Acroporidae
Genus Acropora
Species Acropora pulchra
Status least concern

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.

Size

  • Size data has not been obtained.

Synonyms

Distribution


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources

References

  • Baird, A.H. (2001). The ecology of coral larvae: settlement patterns, habitat selection and the length of the larval phase, Ph.D. thesis, James Cook University. LIRS catalog number 716.
  • Dornelas, M. (2006). Coral assemblages and neutral theory. PhD thesis, James Cook University. LIRS catalog number 1626.
  • Dornelas, M. and S.R. Connolly (2008). Multiple modes in a coral species abundance distribution, Ecology Letters, 11: 1008-1016. LIRS catalog number 1145.
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