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Seriatopora guttatus   Veron, 2000

bush coral

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Seriatopora guttatus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Anthozoa | Scleractinia | Pocilloporidae

Environment / Climate / Range

Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 40 m (Ref. 847).  Tropical; 23°N - 27°S, 32°E - 154°E (Ref. 847)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in shallow reef environments especially where protected from strong wave action including vertical walls and beneath overhangs (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)

Short description Morphology

Colonies are up to 0.3 meters across and usually prostrate. Branches are not fused and are not tapered. Polyps are extended at day and night. They have a wide range of colors with polyps and branches of contrasting colors.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 25.7 - 29.1, mean 28.3 (based on 994 cells; Ref. 115970).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown