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Euphyllia glabrescens   (Chamisso & Eysenhardt, 1821)

brain trumpet coral

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.
Euphyllia glabrescens   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS

Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Anthozoa | Scleractinia | Euphyllidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Hodgson, G. 1998. (Ref. 269)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 3.0 cm COLD male/unsexed; (Ref. 847); common length : 3.0 cm DL male/unsexed; (Ref. 269)

Environment

Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 40 m (Ref. 847)

Climate / Range

Tropical; 30°N - 31°S, 32°E - 179°W (Ref. 847)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific.

Short description

Forms dome-shaped colonies usually less than 1 m in diameter with large phaceloid corallites less than 3 cm in diameter. When a live, the several centimeters long, unbranched, brown tentacles easily distinguishes this species (Ref. 269).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

May be common in protected lagoons and on reef slopes (Ref. 269). Has high bleaching level in Palau (Ref. 66144). 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

Human uses


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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown