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Favites flexuosa   (Dana, 1846)


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification
Anthozoa | Scleractinia | Faviidae
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Main reference
Nemenzo, F. Sr. 1986. (Ref. 910)
References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Size / Weight / Age

Environment
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 40 m (Ref. 848)

Climate / Range
Tropical; 36°N - 34°S, 26°E - 137°W (Ref. 848)

Distribution
Indo-Pacific.
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Short description
Colony: hemispherical or flat. Corallites: angular, deep. Septa: prominent, large conspicuous teeth present. Weakly developed paliform lobes. Wide range of colors, often with contrasting walls and oral discs (Ref. 848).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Known from a wide range of reef environments and rocky foreshores (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).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Threat to humans




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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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