Functional Group: Hard coral
Default Short Code: Stylar
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Genus with one recognised species: Stylaraea punctata
Colonies are circular, encrusting, less than 15 millimetres across with uniformly spaced corallites. Septa are in two cycles of 6 each. The columella is an irregular pinnule.
Colour: Pale brown with white septa and columellae.
Habitat: Subtidal environments usually uninhabited by other corals.
Abundance: Usually rare.
Similar species: Poritipora paliformis
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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Create Date: Oct. 3, 2018, 4:47 a.m.
Created By: Chico