Growth form typical

ID: 183

Class: Morphological


The growth form (morphology) of a species as derived from text descriptions in Veron (2000). The "typical" growth form is given for each species, rather than all forms that might be observed in the field.


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Editor: Andrew Baird (contact)


Acanthastrea rotundoflora

Acropora minuta

Acropora palmerae

Agaricia fragilis

Agaricia humilis

Alveopora ocellata

Alveopora tizardi

Astrea annuligera

Astreopora incrustans

Astreopora macrostoma

Bernardpora stutchburyi

Blastomussa merleti

Blastomussa omanensis

Cantharellus jebbi

Cantharellus noumeae

Coscinaraea crassa

Coscinaraea marshae

Coscinaraea mcneilli

Dipsastraea rosaria

Echinomorpha nishihirai

Echinophyllia echinoporoides

Echinophyllia pectinata

Echinopora grandicula

Favites colemani

Galaxea longisepta