Acanthastrea echinata


Name: Acanthastrea echinata

Functional Group: Hard coral

Default Short Code: AcanEch

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Acanthastrea echinata

Description:

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.

http://coral.aims.gov.au/factsheet.jsp?speciesCode=0002

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 | Outlet_TWN | Sir Bu Nair | Subtropical benthic monitoring |

Create Date: July 14, 2015, 9:20 p.m.

Created By: mckenziesierra

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