species: Tubastraea coccinea in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Tubastraea coccinea

©Lyle Vail: Tubastraea coccinea at Cobia Hole, Lizard Island. Identified by Dr Zoe Richards.

©Anne Hoggett: Many Tubastraea coccinea colonies in a cavern at Cobia Hole, Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Tubastraea coccinea in a cave at base of exposed conspicuous rock on the reef flat at Jewell Reef near Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Hexacorallia
Order Scleractinia
Family Dendrophylliidae
Genus Tubastraea
Species Tubastraea coccinea



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. (1982). Regional variation in shade-dwelling coral assemblages of the Great Barrier Reef Province, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 7: 117-123. LIRS catalog number 70.
  • Dinesen, Z.D. (1983). Shade-dwelling corals of the Great Barrier Reef, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 10: 173-185. LIRS catalog number 157.