Plesiastrea versipora


Name: Plesiastrea versipora

Functional Group: Hard coral

Default Short Code: PlVers

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Plesiastrea versipora

Description:

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.

http://coral.aims.gov.au/factsheet.jsp?speciesCode=0306

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

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