species: Dipsastraea matthaii in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Dipsastraea matthaii


©Anne Hoggett: Dipsastraea matthaii at No Name Reef near Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Surface detail of Dipsastraea matthaii at No Name Reef showing crowded, circular corallites with ragged septa.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Order Scleractinia
Family Merulinidae
Genus Dipsastraea
Species Dipsastraea matthaii
Status near threatened

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Distinguishing features still need to be specified.

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Distribution


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

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References

  • Babcock, R.C., G.D. Bull, P.L. Harrison, A.J. Heyward, J.K. Oliver, C.C. Wallace and B.L. Willis (1986). Synchronous spawnings of 105 scleractinian coral species on the Great Barrier Reef, Marine Biology, 90: 379-394. LIRS catalog number 300.
  • Dinesen, Z.D. (1983). Shade-dwelling corals of the Great Barrier Reef, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 10: 173-185. LIRS catalog number 157.
  • Dinsdale, E.A. (2002). Abundance of black-band disease on corals from one location on the Great Barrier Reef: a comparison with abundance in the Caribbean region, "Proceedings of the 6th International Coral Reef Symposium".2, : 1239-1243. LIRS catalog number 844.
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