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Stylophora wellsi   Scheer, 1964


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Stylophora wellsi   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Anthozoa | Scleractinia | Pocilloporidae
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Main reference
Veron, J.E.N. 2000. (Ref. 847)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 4.0 cm BRW male/unsexed; (Ref. 847)

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

Climate / Range
Tropical; 30°N - 25°S, 32°E - 55°E (Ref. 847)

Distribution
Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Somalia Coastal Current and Madagascar.
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Short description
Colonies are usually clumps of short knobby branches up to 40 mm thick with blunt ends. Corallites are crowded and immersed to conical with hoods facing different directions. Uniform cream in color.

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)

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