Lizard Island Field Guide: Lizard Island Field Guide: description of species: Acropora selago
Acropora selago


©Anne Hoggett: A small colony of Acropora selago at North Point, Lizard Island. Note the distinctive dark tentacles extended during the day. Photo taken 15 Jan 2017. This colony must have survived the major bleaching episode that started about 11 months previously.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Order Scleractinia
Family Acroporidae
Genus Acropora
Species Acropora selago
Status near threatened

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Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.

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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