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Favia lizardensis   Veron & Pichon, 1977


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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Anthozoa | Scleractinia | Faviidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 40 m (Ref. 848).  Tropical; 36°N - 26°S, 39°E - 180°E (Ref. 848)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: Philippines, New Caledonia and Palau.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Short description Morphology

Colony: massive, often over 1 m across. Corallites: circular, regularly spaced; thick walls with fine rims. Septa: uniformly thin, widely spaced, paliform lobes absent. Well developed costae. Color: pinkish brown with cream or greenish oral discs (Ref. 848).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in upper reef slopes (Ref. 848). Hermaphroditic (Ref. 113712). 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

Hermaphroditic (Ref. 113712). 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. and G. Hodgson. 1989. (Ref. 8817)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown