species: Astreopora myriophthalma in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Astreopora myriophthalma

©Anne Hoggett: A typical hemipherical colony of Astreopora myriophthalma near the reef crest at Bird Islet, Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Astreopora myriophthalma on the reef crest, Lizard Island, showing typical neat, exsert corallites.

©Anne Hoggett: Astreopora myriophthalma at the northern tip of Yonge Reef near Lizard Island. The corallites of this specimen are flatter than usual, possibly due to high energy location. Identified by Grace Frank and Dr Zoe Richards.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Hexacorallia
Order Scleractinia
Family Acroporidae
Genus Astreopora
Species Astreopora myriophthalma
Status insufficient data to assess



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



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Web resources


  • 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.
  • Berumen, M.L. (2000). Influence of diet and habitat on the condition of butterflyfish, M.Sc. thesis, James Cook University. LIRS catalog number 719.
  • Dornelas, M. (2006). Coral assemblages and neutral theory. PhD thesis, James Cook University. LIRS catalog number 1626.
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