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Lobophyllia diminuta   Veron, 1985


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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; 24°N - 26°S, 70°E - 180°E (Ref. 848)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: Maldives to Melanesia, north to Taiwan and south to Australia.

Short description

Formation: small, flat, or dome-shaped. Corallites: phaceloid, often monocentric but may have up to 3 centers; average of 16 mm in diameter. Septal teeth: few, long and conspicuous. Columellae: circular to oval; well developed. Color: mottled orange, green or white; mouths often pale (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) (A4ce)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Threat to humans

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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