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Pleuractis paumotensis   (Stutchbury, 1833)

elongate mushroom coral

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Pleuractis paumotensis   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Anthozoa | Scleractinia | Fungiidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Hodgson, G. 1998. (Ref. 269)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 25.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 269)

Environment

Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 40 m (Ref. 847)

Climate / Range

Tropical; 30°N - 31°S, 32°E - 137°W (Ref. 847)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific.

Short description

Specimens of this species are elongate (up to 25 by 13 cm), thick, and heavy, and may have an elevated central portion (tentacular lobe). The septa are neatly arranged, subequal and have very fine dentations giving the coral a smooth appearance, and the attachment scar is often not discernible (Ref. 269).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (15 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown