WoRMS taxon details

Acropora yongei Veron & Wallace, 1984

207032  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207032)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(of Acropora (Acropora) yongei Veron & Wallace, 1984) Veron JEN, Wallace CC (1984) Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part V. Family Acroporidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series 6: 1–485. [details]   
Note Britomart Reef, Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Type locality Britomart Reef, Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986). [details]
Description Colonies are arborescent or prostrate or form caespito-corymbose bushes. Branches are up to 20 mm thick. Radial corallites...  
Description Colonies are arborescent or prostrate or form caespito-corymbose bushes. Branches are up to 20 mm thick. Radial corallites have projecting lower lips. Colour: uniform cream, yellow or pale brown. Abundance: common, occurs in a wide variety of environments. Colonies are frequently over 2 m in diameter and may form monospecific stands (Veron, 1986). [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2021). World List of Scleractinia. Acropora yongei Veron & Wallace, 1984. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207032 on 2021-12-01
Date
action
by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z
created
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
changed
2013-09-22 08:21:59Z
changed
2021-07-10 14:41:56Z
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original description  (of Acropora (Acropora) yongei Veron & Wallace, 1984) Veron JEN, Wallace CC (1984) Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part V. Family Acroporidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series 6: 1–485. [details]   

basis of record Sheppard CRC. (1987). Coral species of the Indian Ocean and adjacent seas: a synonymised compilation and some regional distribution patterns. <em>Atoll Research Bulletin.</em> 307: 1-32., available online at http:// https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00775630.307.1 [details]   

additional source Cairns SD, Hoeksema BW, 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. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Wallace CC, Done BJ, Muir PR (2012) Revision and catalogue of worldwide staghorn corals Acropora and Isopora (Scleractinia: Acroporidae) in the Museum of Tropical Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum – Nature 57: 1-255. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

Description Colonies are arborescent or prostrate or form caespito-corymbose bushes. Branches are up to 20 mm thick. Radial corallites have projecting lower lips. Colour: uniform cream, yellow or pale brown. Abundance: common, occurs in a wide variety of environments. Colonies are frequently over 2 m in diameter and may form monospecific stands (Veron, 1986). [details]

Type locality Britomart Reef, Great Barrier Reef (Veron, 1986). [details]
LanguageName 
Japanese ヤングミドリイシ  [details]