Madracis kirbyi

Name: Madracis kirbyi

Functional Group: Hard coral

Default Short Code: MadKirb

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Madracis kirbyi


Colonies are laminar, encrusting, nodular or columnar, columns being club-shaped. Corallites are subcerioid, closely compacted and angular in outline, with solid conical columellae. Usually ten septa are present and these are fused with the columella. The coenosteum is covered by fine spinules. Tentacles are usually extended only at night.

Colour: The oral disc is green or white, the coenosteum mottled brown and reddish-brown.

Used in these sources:

Arabian Coral Reef Monitoring Network | Coral Sea | Coral Sea Surveys | NYUAD-QU Qatar Coral Reef and Seagrass Monitoring Program |

Create Date: July 12, 2015, 1:45 p.m.

Created By: johnburt

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