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Horastrea indica   Pichon, 1971


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Anthozoa | Scleractinia | Siderastreidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Sessile; depth range 0 - 30 m (Ref. 847).  Tropical; 11°S - 27°S, 42°E - 53°E (Ref. 847)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Indian Ocean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Short description Morphology

Colonies are massive and mostly hemispherical. Corallites are large and plocoid , tending to become flabello-meandroid with several centers. Pale brown in color with blue-grey oral discs.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in sandy reef areas (Ref. 847). 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).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

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.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Veron, J.E.N. 2000. (Ref. 847)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

  Vulnerable (VU) (A4c)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown