species: Oulophyllia crispa in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Oulophyllia crispa


©Lyle Vail: Oulophyllia crispa in the Lizard Island lagoon. Identified by Dr Zoe Richards.

©Lyle Vail: Close-up of Oulophyllia crispa in the Lizard Island lagoon. Identified by Dr Zoe Richards.

©Anne Hoggett: A colony of Oulophyllia crispa about 20 cm diameter on the reef slope between Bird and South Island, Lizard Island Group.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Order Scleractinia
Family Merulinidae
Genus Oulophyllia
Species Oulophyllia crispa
Status near threatened

Colours

                             

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.

Size

  • Size data has not been obtained.

Synonyms

Distribution


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources

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.
  • Stafford-Smith, M.G. (1993). Sediment-rejection efficiency of 22 species of Australian scleractinian corals, Marine Biology, 115: 229-243. LIRS catalog number 699.
  • Stafford-Smith, M.C. and R.F.G. Ormond (1992). Sediment rejection mechanisms of 42 species of Australian scleractinian corals, Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 43: 683-705. LIRS catalog number 366.