species: Porites lichen in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Porites lichen


©Anne Hoggett: Porites lichen at Yonge Reef near Lizard Island. This species is often coloured bright yellow/green. Identified by Grace Frank and Dr Zoe Richards.

©Anne Hoggett: Porites lichen at Yonge Reef near Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Close-up of Porites lichen at Yonge Reef near Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Order Scleractinia
Family Poritidae
Genus Porites
Species Porites lichen
Status least concern

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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

  • Dinesen, Z.D. (1982). Regional variation in shade-dwelling coral assemblages of the Great Barrier Reef Province, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 7: 117-123. LIRS catalog number 70.
  • Dinesen, Z.D. (1983). Shade-dwelling corals of the Great Barrier Reef, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 10: 173-185. LIRS catalog number 157.
  • Hall, V.R. (1997). Interspecific differences in the regeneration of artificial injuries on scleractinian corals, Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 212: 9-23. LIRS catalog number 563.
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