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Erythrastrea flabellata   Pichon, Scheer & Pillai, 1983


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Erythrastrea flabellata   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Anthozoa | Scleractinia | Faviidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Veron, J.E.N. 2000. (Ref. 848)

Size / Weight / Age

Environment

Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 30 m (Ref. 848)

Climate / Range

Tropical; 30°N - 13°N, 32°E - 72°E (Ref. 848)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Red Sea, Indian Ocean.

Short description

Formation: hemispherical, up to 1 m across, flabello-meandroid. Valleys between 8 to 11 mm wide, with thin walls, only the upper part are living. Septa: protrude up to 5 mm, equal, with coarse teeth. Distinct and irregularly spaced columella centers. Fine costae. Color: pale cream or green (Ref. 848).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in reef slopes, away from reef action (Ref. 848). Members of the class Anthozoa are either gonochoric or hermaphroditic. Mature gametes are shed into the coelenteron and spawned through the mouth. Life cycle: The zygote develops into a planktonic planula larva. Metamorphosis begins with early morphogenesis of tentacles, septa and pharynx before larval settlement on the aboral end (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Threat to humans

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