Functional Group: Hard coral
Default Short Code: Coeloseris
Stats: Used in 5 sources and for 46 annotations
Genus with one recognised species: Coeloseris mayeri
Colonies are massive, either rounded or hillocky. Corallites are cerioid, without columellae and with neatly arranged (almost Siderastrea-like) septo-costae. Septo-costae are joined at the top of the walls. Tentacles are extended only at night. Colour: Pale green, yellow or brown, usually with darker calices.
Habitat: Shallow upper reef slopes and lagoons.
For more information see: https://coral.aims.gov.au/info/structure-colony.jsp https://coral.aims.gov.au/info/factsheets.jsp
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Benthic Genus Level | Kiribati_RMI | Maldives ACA |
Create Date: Oct. 3, 2018, 4:04 a.m.
Created By: Chico