Horastrea


Name: Horastrea

Functional Group: Hard coral

Default Short Code: Horastrea

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Horastrea

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Genus with one recognised species: Horastrea indica
Colonies are massive and mostly hemispherical. Corallites are large and plocoid, tending to become flabello-meandroid with several centres. Septa are in three orders. Costae are well developed.
Colour: Pale brown with blue-grey oral discs.
Habitat: Sandy reef areas.
Abundance: Rare.
For more information see: https://coral.aims.gov.au/info/structure-colony.jsp and https://coral.aims.gov.au/info/factsheets.jsp

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Create Date: Oct. 3, 2018, 4:19 a.m.

Created By: Chico

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