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Euphyllia divisa   Veron & Pichon, 1980

frogspawn coral

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Anthozoa | Scleractinia | Euphyllidae

Environment / Climate / Range

Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 40 m (Ref. 847).  Tropical; 26°N - 26°S, 95°E - 154°E (Ref. 847)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: Japan to Australia and Indonesia to Papua New Guinea.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Forms flabello-meandroid colonies (Ref. 847). Found in shallow, turbid environments and are commonly attached to vertical surfaces (Ref. 847). Has high bleaching level in Palau (Ref. 66144). 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).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

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).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Veron, J.E.N. 2000. (Ref. 847)

Short description Morphology

Colonies may be over one meter across. That are flabello-meandroid with exsert septa which plunges near the valley center. There are no columellae and polyps have large tubular tentacles with pale tips.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.9 - 29, mean 28 (based on 736 cells; Ref. 115970).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown