species: Litophyton sp 1 in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Litophyton sp 1


©Anne Hoggett: Litophyton sp 1 at North Point, Lizard Island. Coony is about 40 cm high.

©Anne Hoggett: Litophyton sp at North Point, Lizard Island. Midway along branch.

©Anne Hoggett: Litophyton sp 1 at North Point, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Order Alcyonacea
Family Nephtheidae
Genus Litophyton
Species Litophyton sp 1

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Distinguishing features

Arborescent colonies up to 60 cm high, very soft. Polyps clustered on terminal branchlets, non-retractile.

Size

  • Up to 60 cm (colony height)

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Distribution

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