Pavona explanulata

Name: Pavona explanulata

Functional Group: Hard coral

Default Short Code: PavExp

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Pavona explanulata


Colonies are encrusting or thin unifacial laminae but are sometimes submassive or columnar. Corallites are usually widely spaced and circular, with pillar-like columellae and smooth alternating septo-costae. They may occur in concentric rows.

Colour: Grey, brown, pink, purple, green or yellow, sometimes mottled.

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Arabian Coral Reef Monitoring Network | Sir Bu Nair |

Create Date: July 14, 2015, 8:55 p.m.

Created By: mckenziesierra

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