Acropora pharaonis


Name: Acropora pharaonis

Functional Group: Hard coral

Default Short Code: AcrPhar

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Acropora pharaonis

Description:

Colonies are large horizontal tables or irregular clusters of horizontal or upright interlinked contorted branches. Branches are pointed and have short branchlets which link main branches. Axial corallites are small and incipient axial corallites are abundant giving branches a spiky surface. Radial corallites are appressed, with nariform openings.

Colour: Grey-brown, usually with pale branch tips.

http://coral.aims.gov.au/factsheet.jsp?speciesCode=0671

Used in these sources:

Al Lith 2015 | Arabian Coral Reef Monitoring Network | Sir Bu Nair |

Create Date: July 11, 2015, 10:28 p.m.

Created By: johnburt

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