species: Acropora clathrata in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Acropora clathrata

©Lyle Vail: Acropora clathrata near the outer reef crest off South Island, Lizard Island Group. Identified by Zoe Richards.

©Lyle Vail: Acropora clathrata (with Acropora florida at top right) on the front side of Hicks Reef near Lizard Island. Identified by Zoe Richards.

©Lyle Vail: Acropora clathrata off Crystal Beach, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Hexacorallia
Order Scleractinia
Family Acroporidae
Genus Acropora
Species Acropora clathrata
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

A solid table coral with fused branchlets.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Brooker, R,M., G.P. Jones and P.L. Munday (2012). Prey selectivity affects reproductive success of a corallivorous reef fish. Oecologia, DOI 10.1007/s00442-012-2521-7. LIRS catalog number 1547.
  • 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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