species: Plerogyra sinuosa in ALA: LIRS and surrounds using records to Oct. 2021 (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Plerogyra sinuosa

©Anne Hoggett: Plerogyra sinuosa at MacGillivray Reef near Lizard Island. Colony is about 5 cm wide.

©Alexander Semenov: Plerogyra sinuosa at Vicki's Reef, Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Plerogyra sinuosa about 12 cm diameter in the channel at the north end of No Name Reef near Lizard Island. Three Orangutan Crabs (Oncinopus aranea cf.) are on the upper right side.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Hexacorallia
Order Scleractinia
Family Scleractinia incertae sedis
Genus Plerogyra
Species Plerogyra sinuosa
Status near threatened



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Dinesen, Z.D. (1983). Shade-dwelling corals of the Great Barrier Reef, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 10: 173-185. LIRS catalog number 157.