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Montipora vietnamensis   Veron, 2002

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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Anthozoa | Scleractinia | Acroporidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Veron, J.E.N. 2000. (Ref. 846)

Size / Weight / Age

Environment

Reef-associated

Climate / Range

Tropical; 22°N - 12°S, 95°E - 133°E (Ref. 846)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific.

Short description

Colonies: encrusting or laminar base, with closely compacted short upright branches. Coenosteum ridges: vertical; but may be irregular. Corallites: large and prominent. Dark brown; usually with white coenosteum ridges and branch tips (Ref. 846).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Shallow reef environments and rocky foreshores (Ref. 846). 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

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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