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 brevis

Alveopora excelsa

Alveopora marionensis

Alveopora minuta

Alveopora verrilliana

Anomastraea irregularis

Astrangia poculata

Ctenella chagius

Cyphastrea japonica

Dipsastraea helianthoides

Dipsastraea wisseli

Echinophyllia orpheensis

Echinopora hirsutissima

Favites melicerum

Favites micropentagonus

Favites pentagona

Favites stylifera

Favites valenciennesi

Galaxea astreata

Goniastrea columella

Goniastrea minuta

Goniastrea pectinata

Goniopora burgosi

Goniopora palmensis

Gyrosmilia interrupta