species: Ctenactis crassa in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Ctenactis crassa

©Anne Hoggett: Ctenactis crassa at lagoon entrance, Lizard Island. Note that furrow extends almost to ends and there are several mouths in the furrow.

©Anne Hoggett: Close-up of Ctenactis crassa at lagoon entrance, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Hexacorallia
Order Scleractinia
Family Fungiidae
Genus Ctenactis
Species Ctenactis crassa



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.


Similar taxa


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


References that assist with identification

  • Veron, J.E.N. (2000). Corals of the World: Volume 2 Australian Institute of Marine Science, Townsville.

Other references

  • Berumen, M.L. (2000). Influence of diet and habitat on the condition of butterflyfish, M.Sc. thesis, James Cook University. LIRS catalog number 719.