Turbinaria peltata


Name: Turbinaria peltata

Functional Group: Hard coral

Default Short Code: TurPel

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Turbinaria peltata

Description:

Colonies are flat laminae often forming overlapping tiers. They are sometimes columnar. They may be several metres across. Corallites are immersed to tubular and average 6 millimetres diameter. Polyps are large and tentacles are usually extended during the day.

Colour: Usually grey or brown.

http://coral.aims.gov.au/factsheet.jsp?speciesCode=0356

Used in these sources:

Arabian Coral Reef Monitoring Network | NYUAD-QU Qatar Coral Reef and Seagrass Monitoring Program | Subtropical benthic monitoring |

Create Date: July 14, 2015, 8:02 p.m.

Created By: mckenziesierra

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