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Veron, J.E.N. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. Angus & Robertson Publishers, London.
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthastrea angulosa Brüggemann, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthastrea bowerbanki Milne Edwards, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHomophyllia bowerbanki (Milne Edwards, 1857) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthastrea echinata (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora Oken, 1815 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora aculeus (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora acuminata (Verrill, 1864) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora anthocercis (Brook, 1893) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora aspera (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora austera (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora brueggemanni (Brook, 1893) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsopora brueggemanni (Brook, 1893) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora bushyensis Veron & Wallace, 1984 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora cerealis (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora clathrata (Brook, 1891) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora cuneata (Dana, 1846) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsopora cuneata (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora cytherea (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora danai (Milne Edwards, 1860) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora abrotanoides (Lamarck, 1816) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora deliculata (Brook, 1891) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora selago (Studer, 1878) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora digitifera (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora divaricata (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora elseyi (Brook, 1892) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora florida (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora formosa (Dana, 1846) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora muricata (Linnaeus, 1758) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora gemmifera (Brook, 1892) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora glauca (Brook, 1893) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora horrida (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora humilis (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora hyacinthus (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora latistella (Brook, 1892) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora longicyathus (Milne Edwards, 1860) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora loripes (Brook, 1892) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora lutkeni Crossland, 1952 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora microphthalma (Verrill, 1870) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora millepora (Ehrenberg, 1834) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora nana (Studer, 1877) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora nasuta (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora nobilis (Dana, 1846) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora robusta (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora palifera (Lamarck, 1816) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsopora palifera (Lamarck, 1816) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora paniculata Verrill, 1902 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora polystoma (Brook, 1891) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora pulchra (Brook, 1891) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora robusta (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora samoensis (Brook, 1891) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora secale (Studer, 1878) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora selago (Studer, 1878) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora tenuis (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora valida (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAgaricia Lamarck, 1801 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlveopora Blainville, 1830 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlveopora allingi Hoffmeister, 1925 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlveopora spongiosa Dana, 1846 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlveopora tizardi Bassett-Smith, 1890 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlveopora verrilliana Dana, 1846 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnacropora Ridley, 1884 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnacropora forbesi Ridley, 1884 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnomastraea Marenzeller, 1901 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnomastraea irregularis von Marenzeller, 1901 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthemiphyllia Pourtalès, 1878 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArchohelia accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrophyllia Conrad, 1855 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrangia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora Blainville, 1830 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora gracilis Bernard, 1896 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora listeri Bernard, 1896 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreopora myriophthalma (Lamarck, 1816) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreosmilia Ortmann, 1892 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstraeosmilia Ortmann, 1892 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulastraea Dana, 1846 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreosmilia connata Ortmann, 1892 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulastraea connata (Ortmann, 1892) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulocyathus Marenzeller, 1904 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBarabattoia amicorum (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDipsastraea amicorum (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlastomussa Wells, 1968 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlastomussa merleti (Wells, 1961) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlastomussa wellsi Wijsman-Best, 1973 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBoninastrea Yabe & Sugiyama, 1935 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBourneotrochus Wells, 1984 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaryophyllia Lamarck, 1801 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCatalaphyllia Wells, 1971 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCatalaphyllia jardinei (Saville-Kent, 1893) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulastrea Dana, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulastraea Dana, 1846 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulastrea curvata Wijsman-Best, 1972 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulastraea curvata Wijsman-Best, 1972 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulastrea tumida Matthai, 1928 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulastraea tumida Matthai, 1928 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCladopsammia Lacaze-Duthiers, 1897 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoeloseris Vaughan, 1918 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoeloseris mayeri Vaughan, 1918 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConocyathus d'Orbigny, 1849 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConotrochus Seguenza, 1864 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinaraea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinaraea columna (Dana, 1846) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenella Matthai, 1928 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCulicia Dana, 1846 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyathelia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyathoceras Moseley, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrispatotrochus Tenison-Woods, 1878 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCycloseris marginata (Boschma, 1923) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCycloseris costulata (Ortmann, 1889) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCylindrophyllia Yabe & Eguchi, 1937 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPeponocyathus Gravier, 1915 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynarina Brüggemann, 1877 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynarina lacrimalis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynarina lacrymalis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyphastrea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyphastrea chalcidicum (Forskål, 1775) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyphastrea microphthalma (Lamarck, 1816) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyphastrea serailia (Forskål, 1775) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDeltocyathus Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDendrophyllia de Blainville, 1830 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDesmophyllum Ehrenberg, 1834 (additional source)
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeliopora coerulea (Pallas, 1766) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora Linnaeus, 1758 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylaraea punctata (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Aldabra for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTubipora musica Linnaeus, 1758 
Andaman Sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiaseris fragilis Alcock, 1893 
Australian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniastrea australensis (Milne Edwards, 1857) 
Bay of Bengal for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteropsammia cochlea (Spengler, 1781) 
Bushy Island for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora bushyensis Veron & Wallace, 1984 
Chagos for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeliopora coerulea (Pallas, 1766) 
Chagos for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora Linnaeus, 1758 
Chagos for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora efflorescens Bernard, 1897 
Chagos for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites australiensis Vaughan, 1918 
Chagos for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTubipora musica Linnaeus, 1758 
Chesterfield Archipelago for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatygyra pini Chevalier, 1975 
China Sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlveopora tizardi Bassett-Smith, 1890 
China Sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatygyra sinensis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849) 
China Sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylocoeniella guentheri (Bassett-Smith, 1890) 
China Sea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbinaria peltata (Esper, 1794) 
Cocos Islands for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora pulchra (Brook, 1891) 
Cocos Islands for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnacropora forbesi Ridley, 1884 
Comores for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeliopora coerulea (Pallas, 1766) 
Comores for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora Linnaeus, 1758 
Comores for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylaraea punctata (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Comores for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTubipora musica Linnaeus, 1758 
Djibouti for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylaraea punctata (Linnaeus, 1758) 
East Indian Ocean for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinophyllia aspera (Ellis & Solander, 1786) 
East Indies for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavia speciosa (Dana, 1846) 
East Indies for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavites pentagona (Esper, 1795) 
East Indies for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalomitra pileus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
East Indies for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPachyseris speciosa (Dana, 1846) 
East Indies for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlerogyra sinuosa (Dana, 1846) 
East Indies for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymphyllia radians Edwards & Haime, 1849 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErythrastrea Pichon, Scheer & Pillai, 1983 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGyrosmilia interrupta (Ehrenberg, 1834) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeliopora coerulea (Pallas, 1766) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora Linnaeus, 1758 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhysophyllia Duncan, 1884 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylaraea punctata (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStylocoeniella armata (Ehrenberg, 1834) 
Eritrea for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTubipora musica Linnaeus, 1758 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthastrea echinata (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora aculeus (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora aspera (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora cuneata (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora florida (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora horrida (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora humilis (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora hyacinthus (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora nana (Studer, 1877) 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora robusta (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora valida (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlveopora spongiosa Dana, 1846 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoscinaraea columna (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavia pallida (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavia rotumana (Gardiner, 1899) 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavia stelligera (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniopora columna Dana, 1846 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptastrea purpurea (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontastraea curta (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora digitata (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPavona clavus (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPavona decussata (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinia paeonia (Dana, 1846) 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatygyra daedalea (Ellis & Solander, 1786) 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites cylindrica Dana, 1846 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites lichen Dana, 1846 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites lobata Dana, 1846 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites nigrescens Dana, 1848 
Fiji for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbinaria frondens (Dana, 1846) 
Fijian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites lutea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1851 
Gilbert Islands for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora acuminata (Verrill, 1864) 
Great Barrier Reef for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora elseyi (Brook, 1892) 
Great Barrier Reef for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora gemmifera (Brook, 1892) 
Great Barrier Reef for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora latistella (Brook, 1892) 
Great Barrier Reef for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora loripes (Brook, 1892) 
Great Barrier Reef for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora lutkeni Crossland, 1952 
Great Barrier Reef for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCatalaphyllia jardinei (Saville-Kent, 1893) 
Great Barrier Reef for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora informis Bernard, 1897 
Great Barrier Reef for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora turgescens Bernard, 1897 
Great Barrier Reef for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorites australiensis Vaughan, 1918 
Great Palm Island for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinophyllia orpheensis Veron & Pichon, 1980 
Great Palm Island for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadracis kirbyi Veron & Pichon, 1976 
Great Palm Island for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbinaria reniformis Bernard, 1896 
Hawaiian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoseris scabra Vaughan, 1907 
Hawaiian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPocillopora meandrina Dana, 1846 
Hong Kong for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFavites chinensis (Verrill, 1866) 
Indian Ocean for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcropora millepora (Ehrenberg, 1834) 
Indian Ocean for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyphastrea microphthalma (Lamarck, 1816) 
Indian Ocean for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiploastrea heliopora (Lamarck, 1816) 
Indian Ocean for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFungia scutaria Lamarck, 1801 
Indian Ocean for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGalaxea astreata (Lamarck, 1816) 
Indian Ocean for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydnophora exesa (Pallas, 1766) 
Indian Ocean for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOulophyllia crispa (Lamarck, 1816) 
Indian Ocean for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurbinaria mesenterina (Lamarck, 1816) 
Indonesian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCycloseris marginata (Boschma, 1923) 
Indonesian Exclusive Economic Zone for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMontipora peltiformis Bernard, 1897 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstreosmilia connata Ortmann, 1892 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeliopora coerulea (Pallas, 1766) 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMillepora Linnaeus, 1758 
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemenzophyllia turbida Hodgson & Ross, 1982 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrain coral for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptoria Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrain coral for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatygyra Ehrenberg, 1834
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorred organ pipe coral for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTubipora musica Linnaeus, 1758
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Authority (E & H) in Sheppard 1998 <308>. [details]

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Authority given as Moseley, 1876 in Faure, G. (1977). [details]

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Authority given as Quoy & Gaimard, 1830 in Faure (1977). Type species: Porites verrucosa Lamarck, 1816 (Veron, 1986). [details]

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Authority Veron in Sheppard 1998 <308>. Type locality: Chesterfield Reefs, eastern Coral Sea (Veron, 1986). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Biology

Zooxanthellate and azooxaxnthellate [details]

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"Grape corals". Colonies look like bunches of large grey grapes under water (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]

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A branching Porites, developing truly ramose skeletons which can cover many square metres. Branches are smooth on ... [details]

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A colonial fungiid which is oval in shape, and which is distinguished by its lack of a central furrow. Instead, all ... [details]

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A foliaceous coral, with numerous vertical "leaves", which are really meandroid series of corallites with very ... [details]

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A free living, colonial fungiid, which can reach 75 cm tall and broad. Small colonies up to 20 cm across are ... [details]

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A large, stoutly branched Pocillopora, whose branches are generally considerably larger than the other species of ... [details]

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Ahermatypic, colonies are dendroid becoming bushy by extratentacular budding. Corallites are tubular with septa ... [details]

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Ahermatypic, colonies are dendroid, up to 1 m tall. Corallites are tubular with septa of immature corallites only ... [details]

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All species, except for C. japonica (which is arborescent with axial and radial corallites), are massive or ... [details]

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Alveopora is distinguished by its very light and porous skeletal structure in which septa are reduced to being rows ... [details]

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An encrusting species, or sometimes thick encrusting colonies with leafy edges, this forms small colonies rarely ... [details]

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Barabattoia is an ill-defined genus made up of uncommon species which usually have elongate corallites. Sometimes ... [details]

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Blue coral. This is not a true coral, but produces a limestone skeleton. Its skeleton is bright blue when cleaned. ... [details]

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Branches are stoutest in shallow water, and become finer with increasing depth. Below 30 metres, and in darkened ... [details]

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Branches are thick and most colonies contain mixtures of upright branches and horizontal branches, sometimes on a ... [details]

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Branches are widely spaced, less than 1-10 mm in diameter, tapering, with blunt tips. Spinules are distributed ... [details]

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Calcareous skeleton with fine, tapering branches which are rounded in section. Pores grouped along outer edges. ... [details]

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Calices are about 1.3 mm in diameter and form excavations in the coenosteum. Septa are in two equal or sub-equal ... [details]

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Colonies are a mass of small, vertical and irregular leaves, each being no more than a few cm tall. Leaves are ... [details]

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Colonies are a mixture of flattened branches or columns or irregular nodules. They are sometimes found free-living. ... [details]

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Colonies are arborescent to caespitose. Corallites are widely spaced. The coenosteum is fine, thus giving branches ... [details]

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Colonies are arborescent to caespito-corymbose. Radial corallites are of mixed sizes, are widely spaced and small, ... [details]

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Colonies are arborescent to caespitose. Corallites are irregular and the surface of branches is very rough. Polyps ... [details]

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Colonies are arborescent with thin tapered branches, without axial corallites. All corallites are radial, and are ... [details]

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Colonies are arborescent or prostrate with tapering branches with blunt ends and one or more immersed axial ... [details]

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Colonies are arborescent, small, usually forming thickets. Branches are slender and straight. Radial corallites are ... [details]

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Colonies are attached, encrusting or laminar, unifacial, up to 1.5 m across. A central corallite is sometimes ... [details]

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Colonies are branched, usually less than 30 cm tall. The species is distinguished from other species by having ... [details]

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Colonies are branching, sometimes with an encrusting base. Concave calices give the surface a pitted appearance. ... [details]

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Colonies are caespitose, bowl-shaped, or are thick tables, with branches 6-12 mm thick. Axial corallites are often ... [details]

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Colonies are caespito-corymbose, forming corymbose tables. Horizontal branches are anastomosed. Branches curve up ... [details]

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Colonies are caespitose or corymbose, composed of highly anastomosed branches which are thin, with most of their ... [details]

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Colonies are caespito-corymbose with thin branches. Radial corallites are scale-like, highly structured and do not ... [details]

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Colonies are caespitose, small bushes when small, but develop into brackets or corymbose plates up to almost a ... [details]

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Colonies are circular, encrusting. They are less than 15 mm in diameter and are thus smaller than any other coral. ... [details]

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Colonies are commonly up to 40 cm diameter, often greater. Calices are round, and separated by half or a full ... [details]

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Colonies are commonly nearly perfect hemispheres, frequently reaching 1 metre across. Its calices are about 10-17 ... [details]

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Colonies are composed of thin laminae often arranged in oblique overlapping whorls. Corallites are immersed or ... [details]

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Colonies are composed of short irregularly dividing knob-like branches. Corallites are 1.7-2 mm in diameter with ... [details]

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Colonies are composed of uniform sprawling branches with small uniform verrucae. Colour: Usually cream, or pink. ... [details]

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Colonies are composed of unifacial laminae, sometimes forming tiers, but mostly they are horizontal. Corallites are ... [details]

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Colonies are corymbose, corymbose plates or caespitose. Branches are 5-9 mm thick, straight or uniformly curved. ... [details]

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Colonies are corymbose to tubular, with short branches. Redial corallites are all the same size and have prominent ... [details]

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Colonies are corymbose or prostrate, branches are terete. Radial corallites are of two sized, thick-walled. Axial ... [details]

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Colonies are corymbose, with thick irregular branches. Radial corallites are very irregular giving a spiny ... [details]

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Colonies are corymbose plates with or without upward branches. Radial corallites have wide openings and thick lips. ... [details]

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Colonies are delicate, unifacial, contorted and with irregularly divided fronds, each frond with a few corallites. ... [details]

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Colonies are digitate or arborescent with anastomosing upright branches. Corallites are immersed and are small ... [details]

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Colonies are digitate, with mostly terete branches and outward-facing corallites with wide empty calices. Colour: ... [details]

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Colonies are digitate to corymbose, branches are thick, tapering to a small axial corallite. Radial corallites are ... [details]

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Colonies are distinctive, massive, and often exceed 1 metre across. Corallites are round and closely packed, ... [details]

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Colonies are dome-shaped or hemispherical. Valleys are 12-15 mm in diameter and sinuous. Septa are relatively fine. ... [details]

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Colonies are encrusting with broad laminar margins sometimes forming tiers or whorls. Corallites are arranged in ... [details]

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Colonies are encrusting or have short irregular lobes with rounded surfaces. Corallites are 3.5-4.5 mm in diameter ... [details]

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Colonies are encrusting or leafy, sometimes developing large, attractive plates. Papillae are numerous, and ... [details]

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Colonies are encrusting or massive, sometimes hillocky. Columellae are compacted pinnules set well below the ... [details]

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Colonies are encrusting laminae or columnar. Corallites are large and thick-walled. The coenosteum is densely ... [details]

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Colonies are encrusting to submassive, up to 15 cm diameter. Corallites are monocentric, cerioid, with circular or ... [details]

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Colonies are encrusting or massive. Calices are about 2 - 4 mm diameter, and septa have a characteristic petaloid ... [details]

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Colonies are encrusting, laminar or foliaceous. Calices are round or oval in shape, immersed to tubular, not ... [details]

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Colonies are flabello-meandroid with straight-edged septa forming V-shaped valleys. Polyps have tubular tentacles ... [details]

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Colonies are flabello-meandroid and free-living. They are usually bilaterally symmetrical, up to 80 mm in length ... [details]

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Colonies are flabelloid, phaceloid or meandro-phaceloid, the latter usually dome-shaped. Walls are thin and ... [details]

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Colonies are flabello-meandroid with thin fragile walls and septa. The columella extends down the centre of the ... [details]

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Colonies are flabello-meandroid with thin walls and distinct columellae (Veron, 1986 <57>). [details]

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Colonies are flat (foliaceous or encrusting), massive or branching. Massive colonies are spherical or hemispherical ... [details]

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Colonies are flat or hemispherical, phaceloid or partly flabello-meandroid. Primary septa are very thick with three ... [details]

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Colonies are flat plates, often in overlapping tiers, and are sometimes columnar. Corallites are immersed to ... [details]

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Colonies are flat to hemispherical, phaceloid to flabello-meandroid, the latter with valleys dividing irregualrly ... [details]

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Colonies are flat with angular subcerioid corallites of very variable size. Septa are tightly compact. Columellae ... [details]

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Colonies are flat with angular, subcerioid corallites. Septa plunge steeply near the columella which consists ... [details]

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Colonies are foliaceous, sometimes laminar or encrusting, the former being usually unifacial. They frequently have ... [details]

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Colonies are free-living, elongate, with an axial furrow that may extend to the corallum ends. Several centres, ... [details]

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Colonies are hemispherical to helmet-shaped and may be very large, with a surface of irregular humps and nodules. ... [details]

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Colonies are hemispherical with irregular corallites and a smooth coenosteum. Corallites are immersed to conical an ... [details]

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Colonies are hemispherical or flattened. Corallites are immersed, crowded, with rounded calices surrounded by ... [details]

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Colonies are horizontal to vertical plates or tubes, also thick columns and branches. Corallites are immersed, and ... [details]

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Colonies are laminar and unifacial, to branching and bifacial. Branches are usually highly contorted. The surface ... [details]

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Colonies are laminar, encrusting or columnar, columns being club-shaped. Corallites are subcereoid, closely ... [details]

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Colonies are laminar to sub-arborescent, covered with high, thin, acute irregular walls usually arranged as short ... [details]

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Colonies are large plates or tables which are up to 25 mm thick and finely structured. Corallites are long, thin ... [details]

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Colonies are leafy, Corallites are protuberant, angled towards the edge of the leaf. The general appearance is ... [details]

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Colonies are leafy. Corallites are protuberant, rounded mounds, with small but deep apertures, angled towards the ... [details]

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Colonies are massive and rounded. Corallites are singular, with thin walls. Calices are 10-13 mm in diameter. Septa ... [details]

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Colonies are massive, reaching 1 m across. Calices are polygonal, not round, and 3 - 5 mm diameter. The inside ... [details]

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Colonies are massive, laminar or foliaceous, the latter usually being bifacial. Corallites have poorly defined ... [details]

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Colonies are massive, columnar, encrusting or laminar. Corallites are in short valleys or are irregualrly scattered ... [details]

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Colonies are massive, usually flat. Corallites are cerioid or subplocoid, monocentric, either circular or angular ... [details]

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Colonies are massive, usually flat or dome-shaped. Corallites are subcerioid to plocoid. Costae are poorly ... [details]

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Colonies are massive either rounded or hillocky. Corallites are cerioid, without columellae and with Pavona-like ... [details]

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Colonies are massive, usually spherical or elongate. Corallites are monocentric and cerioid to polycentric and ... [details]

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Colonies are massive to encrusting. Calices are 7-10 mm in diameter and are angular. Septa generally alternate, ... [details]

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Colonies are massive, encrusting or arborescent. The genus is characterised by the presence of hydnophores formed ... [details]

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Colonies are massive, laminar, encrusting or foliaceous. Corallites are immersed or conical with short, numerous, ... [details]

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Colonies are massive and meandroid. Valleys and walls are of uniform width. Septa are fine and regular, columellae ... [details]