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Stylophora madagascarensis   Veron, 2002

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Classification
Anthozoa | Scleractinia | Pocilloporidae
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Main reference
Veron, J.E.N. 2000. (Ref. 847)
References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 0.5 cm COLD male/unsexed; (Ref. 847)

Environment
Sessile; depth range 0 - 30 m (Ref. 847)

Climate / Range
Tropical; 24°S - 26°S, 46°E - 48°E (Ref. 847)

Distribution
Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Short description
Colonies have thin, straight compact branches with corallites crowded and uniformly spaced on branch sides and ends. Tentacles are not extended during the day. Usually uniform tan with pinkish branch base.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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)

  Endangered (EN) (A4c)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Threat to humans




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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown