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


©Andy Lewis: A. yongei in the more typical pale brown/cream colour pattern.

©Andy Lewis: Acropora yongei.

©Andy Lewis: A. yongei. Note the cochleariform radial corallites with flared lips giving a scaley appearance.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Order Scleractinia
Family Acroporidae
Genus Acropora
Species Acropora yongei
Status least concern

Colours

                             

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

  • Cumming, R.L. (1996). The corallivorous gastropods Drupella cornus, D. fragum and D. rugosa: ecology and impact on coral communities at Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Ph.D. thesis, James Cook University, Townsville. LIRS catalog number 473.
  • Cumming, R.L. (1999). Predation on reef-building corals: multiscale variation in the density of three corallivorous gastropods, Drupella sp(p). Coral Reefs, 18: 147-157. LIRS catalog number 638.
  • Cumming, R.L. (2009). Case study: impact of Drupella spp. on reef-building corals of the Great Barrier Reef. Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority Research Publication, 97: 1-51. LIRS catalog number 1628.
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