species: Efflatounaria sp in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Efflatounaria sp
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Order Alcyonacea
Family Xeniidae
Genus Efflatounaria
Species Efflatounaria sp



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



Local abundance

  • Outer reefs near Lizard Island: Very abundant on exposed reef slopes.

Web resources


  • Fabricius, K. and P. Alderslade (2001). Soft corals and sea fans: A comprehensive guide to the tropical shallow water genera of the central-west Pacific, the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea Australian Institute of Marine Science and Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Australia.
  • Karlson, R.H., T.P. Hughes and S.R. Karlson (1996). Density-dependent dynamics of soft coral aggregations: the significance of clonal growth and form, Ecology, 77(5): 1592-1599. LIRS catalog number 468.