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Acanthastrea hillae   Wells, 1955


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Acanthastrea hillae   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 - 30 m (Ref. 848)

Climate / Range

Tropical; 36°N - 31°S, 95°E - 180°E (Ref. 848)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: Indonesia to Melanesia, north to Japan and south to Australia. Tropical to subtropical.

Short description

Formation: cerioid; usually small, but may exceed 1.5 m across. Corallites: irregularly shaped, may form short valleys with several centers. Moderately fleshy tissue over the skeleton present. Color: red, cream, or brown, with contrasting colors of walls and oral discs; may be mottled (Ref. 848).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in wide range of shallow reef environments (Refs. 848, 98471). Does well in sedimented and turbid waters (Ref. 98471). 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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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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