species: Astrea curta in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Astrea curta


©Anne Hoggett: Astrea curta at Yonge Reef near Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Close-up of Astrea curta at Yonge Reef near Lizard Island. Note circular corallites, alternating long and short septa, and some beading on the septa.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Order Scleractinia
Family Merulinidae
Genus Astrea
Species Astrea curta
Status least concern

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Distribution


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

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References

  • Bishop, D.G. and J.R. Kenrick (1980). Fatty acid composition of symbiotic zooxanthellae in relation to their hosts, Lipids, 15(15): 799-804. LIRS catalog number 43.
  • Dinesen, Z.D. (1983). Shade-dwelling corals of the Great Barrier Reef, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 10: 173-185. LIRS catalog number 157.
  • Dornelas, M. (2006). Coral assemblages and neutral theory. PhD thesis, James Cook University. LIRS catalog number 1626.
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