Dichocoenia stellaris


Name: Dichocoenia stellaris

Functional Group: Hard coral

Default Short Code: CIS

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Dichocoenia stellaris

Description:

"pancake star coral"
is a massive colonial coral that forms thick plates. The corallites, the stony cups that support the coral polyps, are round or slightly elongated and seldom Y-shaped, a fact that distinguishes this species from Dichocoenia stokesi which has very irregular corallites. The colour is usuarly green, olive or brown

Used in these sources:

Bocas Sand 2017 | Institute of Marine Affairs | MarineGEO 2017 | MarineGEO Belize 2 | MarineGEO Belize 2018 |

Create Date: Oct. 9, 2015, 1:12 a.m.

Created By: seemannj

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