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


©Lyle Vail: Acropora monticulosa on the reef crest at Day Reef near Lizard Island. Identified by Zoe Richards.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Order Scleractinia
Family Acroporidae
Genus Acropora
Species Acropora monticulosa
Status near threatened

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Distinguishing features

Chunky short branches with square bases and even radial corallites. (Contributed by Zoe Richards)

Size

  • Size data has not been obtained.

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Distribution


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources

References

  • Berumen, M.L. (2000). Influence of diet and habitat on the condition of butterflyfish, M.Sc. thesis, James Cook University. LIRS catalog number 719.
  • Berumen, M.L. (2006). Influence of resource availability on life-history traits in coral-feeding butterflyfishes (Pisces: Chaetodontidae), Ph.D. thesis, James Cook University, Australia. LIRS catalog number 987.
  • Berumen, M.L., M.S. Pratchett and M.I. McCormick (2005). Within-reef differences in diet and body condition of coral-feeding butterflyfishes (Chaetodontidae), Marine Ecology Progress Series, 287: 217-227. LIRS catalog number 1019.
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