WoRMS name details

Acropora danai (Milne Edwards, 1860)

206990  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206990)

 unaccepted (synonymy)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Milne Edwards H (1860) Histoire naturelle des coralliaires ou polypes proprement dits 3: 1-560. Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris. (look up in IMIS[details]   
Description Colonies consist of sprawling prostrate branches with upwardly projecting pointed ends at the periphery. Radial corallites...  
Description Colonies consist of sprawling prostrate branches with upwardly projecting pointed ends at the periphery. Radial corallites are like those of A. robusta. Colour : deep pinkish-brown or greenish-grey. Abundance: usually restricted to shallow reef environments. Common on reef margins exposed to strong wave action (Veron, 1986). [details]
Hoeksema, B.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Acropora danai (Milne Edwards, 1860). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=206990 on 2018-04-23
Date
action
by
1996-10-25 12:59:01Z
created
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
changed
2014-02-04 21:27:13Z
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original description Milne Edwards H (1860) Histoire naturelle des coralliaires ou polypes proprement dits 3: 1-560. Librairie Encyclopédique de Roret, Paris. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record Veron, J.E.N. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. Angus & Robertson Publishers, London. [details]   

additional source Sheppard, C.R.C. (1987). Coral species of the Indian Ocean and adjacent seas: a synonymised compilation and some regional distribution patterns. Atoll Research Bulletin Nr 307 [details]   

additional source Sheppard, C.R.C. (1998). Corals of the Indian Ocean: a taxonomic and distribution database for coral reef ecologists [details]   

additional source Wallace, C.C., 1999. Staghorn corals of the world: a revision of the coral genus Acropora (Scleractinia; Astrocoeniina; Acroporidae) worldwide, with emphasis on morphology, phylogeny and biogeography. : i-xviii, 1-421. [details]   

additional source Cairns, S.D.; Hoeksema, B.W. & van der Land, J. (2007). as a contribution to UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

Description Colonies consist of sprawling prostrate branches with upwardly projecting pointed ends at the periphery. Radial corallites are like those of A. robusta. Colour : deep pinkish-brown or greenish-grey. Abundance: usually restricted to shallow reef environments. Common on reef margins exposed to strong wave action (Veron, 1986). [details]

Spelling Spelled A. danae in Fauré (1977). Type locality: unrecorded (Veron, 1986). [details]
 

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Japanese トゲマツミドリイシ  [details]