species: Montipora grisea in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Montipora grisea


©Anne Hoggett: Montipora grisea at Mermaid Cove, Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Montipora grisea at Mermaid Cove, Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Montipora grisea at Mermaid Cove, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Order Scleractinia
Family Acroporidae
Genus Montipora
Species Montipora grisea
Status least concern

Colours

                   

Distinguishing features

Encrusting colonies with a relatively flat, even surface. Polyps are surrounded by small, partly fused papillae.

Size

  • Size data has not been obtained.

Synonyms

Distribution


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources

References

References that assist with identification

  • Veron, J.E.N. (2000). Corals of the World: Volume 1 Australian Institute of Marine Science, Townsvile.

Other references

  • 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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