Name: Cyphastrea microphthalma
Functional Group: Hard coral
Default Short Code: CyphMic
Stats: Used in 11 sources and for 1228 annotations
Colonies are massive, becoming thin encrusting plates where light levels are low. They commonly grow as mobile balls (coralliths). Corallites are tall and conical; compact in colonies exposed to strong light, widely spaced in encrusting colonies. They usually have 10 primary septa although this varies among corallites.
Colour: Brown, cream or green, sometimes other colours. Septa are commonly white.
Used in these sources:
Water Outlet | Al Lith 2015 | Arabian Coral Reef Monitoring Network | NYUAD-QU Qatar Coral Reef and Seagrass Monitoring Program | Secret Spot (All) |
Create Date: July 12, 2015, 8:37 p.m.
Created By: johnburt