species: Astreopora gracilis in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Astreopora gracilis


©Anne Hoggett: Astreopora gracilis at Big Vicki's Reef, Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Astreopora gracilis at Big Vicki's Reef, Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Astreopora gracilis at Big Vicki's Reef, Lizard Island. Fingernail is 1 cm wide.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Order Scleractinia
Family Acroporidae
Genus Astreopora
Species Astreopora gracilis
Status least concern

Distinguishing features

Id of the colony photographed here has not been checked by an expert.

Id is based on similarity to the very common Astreopora myriophthalma but with corallites of unequal sizes and oriented in different directions.

Size

  • Size data has not been obtained.

Synonyms

Distribution


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