Species under Acanthastrea
n= 13
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Acanthastrea bowerbanki
Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1857
Indo-West Pacific
Acanthastrea brevis
Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1849
Starry cup coral Indo-West Pacific
Acanthastrea echinata
(Dana, 1846)
Purple bullseye Indo-Pacific
Acanthastrea faviaformis
Veron, 2002
Indo-West Pacific
Acanthastrea hemprichii
(Ehrenberg, 1834)
Hemprich' brain coral Indo-West Pacific
Acanthastrea hillae
Wells, 1955
Indo-West Pacific
Acanthastrea ishigakiensis
Veron, 1990
Indo-West Pacific
Acanthastrea lordhowensis
Veron & Pichon, 1982
Closed brain coral Indo-West Pacific
Acanthastrea maxima
Sheppard & Salm, 1988
Western Indian Ocean
Acanthastrea minuta
Moll & Best, 1984
Western Central Pacific
Acanthastrea regularis
Veron, 2002
Indo-West Pacific
Acanthastrea rotundoflora
Chevalier, 1975
Indo-West Pacific
Acanthastrea subechinata
Veron, 2002
Indo-West Pacific
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