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Lobophyllia dentatus   Veron, 2002


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Lobophyllia dentatus   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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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; 22°N - 12°S, 95°E - 163°E (Ref. 848)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

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

Short description

Formation: flat to hemispherical, up to 2 m across. Corallites: monocentric, tusk-like, elongated, closely compacted; individual corallites unite only at the colony base. Primary septa: very exsert, spoke-like appearance in situ; with long teeth. Color: uniform gray (Ref. 848).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in upper reef slopes and lagoons (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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