Solenastrea hyades


Name: Solenastrea hyades

Functional Group: Hard coral

Default Short Code: SOL

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Popularity: 59%

Stats: Used in 29 sources and for 197 annotations

Solenastrea hyades

Description:

This is the ‘melting snowman’ coral. Colonies form lobated masses with irregular bulges or protrusions. Corallites are irregularly spaced.

Usually yellow-brown, or cream to tan. Polyps are dark brown. (Humann & DeLoach)

Used in these sources:

Espiritu Santo-Xcalak | St. John 2016 | Akumal Backreef | Akumal, Mexico | ATUIS aadler #1 | ATUIS abpaxton #1 | ATUIS epickeri #2 | Bocas Sand 2017 | Curacao Survey 2016 | Darwin Cayman Brac | East Caicos Corals 2018 | Grand Turk EIA | Institute of Marine Affairs | MarineGEO 2017 | MarineGEO Belize 2 | MarineGEO Belize 2018 | NOAA-BOEM May14 | PAXTON HARD-BOTTOM | St John 2016, 2017,2019 | St. John November 2017 | UNAM Mexican Caribbean 2016 |

Create Date: Nov. 5, 2013, 12:38 a.m.

Created By: abpaxton

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