Name: Plesiastrea versipora
Functional Group: Hard coral
Default Short Code: PlVers
Stats: Used in 15 sources and for 211 annotations
Colonies are flat and are frequently lobed, up to 3 metres across in high latitude localities, usually smaller in the tropics. Corallites are 2-4 millimetres diameter. Paliform lobes form a neat circle around small columellae. Tentacles are sometimes extended during the day; they are short and are of two alternating sizes.
Colour: Yellow, cream, green or brown, usually pale colours in the tropics and bright colours (green or brown) in high latitude areas.
Used in these sources:
Arabian Coral Reef Monitoring Network | NYUAD-QU Qatar Coral Reef and Seagrass Monitoring Program | SIMP Bleaching 2016 | SIMP Hamish 2017 | Subtropical benthic monitoring |
Create Date: July 12, 2015, 11:38 p.m.
Created By: johnburt