species: Porites sp 5 in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Porites sp 5


©Anne Hoggett: Porites sp 5 on the outer slope of Yonge Reef, Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Smooth surface and small (1 to 1.3 mm diameter) flat corallites of Porites sp 5 on the outer slope of Yonge Reef, Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Porites sp 5 (grey colony at left) with Porites sp 4 (yellow/green colony at right) on the outer slope of Yonge Reef near Lizard Island. Porites sp 5 has a much smoother surface, smaller corallites (1-1.3 mm vs about 2 mm), and less deeply excavated corallites than Porites sp 4.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Order Scleractinia
Family Poritidae
Genus Porites
Species Porites sp 5

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