species: Coelastrea aspera in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Coelastrea aspera


©Anne Hoggett: A small colony of Coelastrea aspera on the shallow granite slope at Granite Bluff, Lizard Island. Identified by Dr Zoe Richards.

©Anne Hoggett: Shallow granite slope at Granite Bluff, Lizard Island with small colonies of several species of merulind corals including Coelastrea aspera (right edge, foreground). Identified by Dr Zoe Richards.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Order Scleractinia
Family Merulinidae
Genus Coelastrea
Species Coelastrea aspera
Status least concern

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Distinguishing features still need to be specified.

Size

  • Size data has not been obtained.

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Distribution


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources

References

  • Baird, A.H. (2001). The ecology of coral larvae: settlement patterns, habitat selection and the length of the larval phase, Ph.D. thesis, James Cook University. LIRS catalog number 716.
  • 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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