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Scolymia vitiensis   Brüggemann, 1877


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

Anthozoa | Scleractinia | Mussidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

Size / Weight / Age

Environment

Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 50 m (Ref. 848)

Climate / Range

Tropical; 27°N - 30°S, 42°E - 137°W (Ref. 848)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific: Madagascar to Polynesia, north to Ryukyu Islands and south to Australia.

Short description

In subtropical localities: often flat, solitary, and less than 60 mm across. In the tropics: larger, sometimes colonial. The slope of the septa up from the columella to an indistinct wall and the slope down of the costae to the periphery gives the fleshy mantle of the polyps a distinct concentric texture. Secondary centers present near the colony center and around the periphery. Sturdy septo-costae have large blunt teeth. Color: usually dark green or tan (Ref. 848).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum depth from Ref. 98471. Occurs in most reef environments (Ref. 848). Hermaphroditic (Ref. 113712). 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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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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