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Acanthastrea regularis   Veron, 2002


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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; 28°N - 23°S, 95°E - 154°E (Ref. 848)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: Indonesia to Papua New Guinea, north to Philippines and south to Queensland, Australia.

Short description

Formation: massive and subplocoid. Septa: evenly spaced, some more prominent than others; with 8 to 10 teeth. Teeth: evenly spaced; rounded; often aligned on adjacent septa, forming concentric circles. Weakly developed columellae. Thick tissue over the skeleton absent. Color: variable brown and yellow-brown, usually with contrasting corallite walls and centers (Ref. 848).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in shallow reef environments (Ref. 848). 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)

  Vulnerable (VU) (A4c)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Threat to humans

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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