Name: Acanthastrea echinata
Functional Group: Hard coral
Default Short Code: AcanEch
Stats: Used in 13 sources and for 346 annotations
Colonies are encrusting to massive and are rarely over one metre across. Corallites are cerioid or subplocoid, circular and have thick walls. Septa have long pointed teeth. Colonies have thick fleshy tissue over the skeleton which usually forms concentric folds.
Colour: Uniform or mottled dull brown, grey or green, but sometimes brightly coloured.
Used in these sources:
Al Lith 2015 | Arabian Coral Reef Monitoring Network | Chagos | GU_CESU_AAFB_Spp | NYUAD-QU Qatar Coral Reef and Seagrass Monitoring Program | Subtropical benthic monitoring |
Create Date: July 14, 2015, 9:20 p.m.
Created By: mckenziesierra