WoRMS name details

Acropora nobilis (Dana, 1846)

207090  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207090)

 unaccepted (synonymy)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Note Singapore (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Type locality Singapore (Veron, 1986). [details]
Description Colonies are small bushes, tending towards developing small tables. Branches are slender. Radial corallites range from...  
Description Colonies are small bushes, tending towards developing small tables. Branches are slender. Radial corallites range from being relatively long and slender, often arranged in neat rows, or may be strongly appressed. Axial corallites may be no larger than the radials, or noticeably larger, both features occurring on the same colonies. The corals are cream to brown. This is a very common coral, though it is small and not conspicuous. It is found in a wide range of habitats, but not in rough water (Sheppard, 1998).
Colonies are arborescent, usually staghorn-like. Radial corallites are of mixed sizes and shapes and are similar to those of A. robusta and A. danai. Colour: cream, brown, blue, yellow and green. Individual colonies are uniform in colour except for the branch ends which are pale. Abundance: very common in deep sandy lagoons where extensive monospecific stands frequently occur. Also common on upper reef slopes (Veron, 1986). [details]
Hoeksema, B.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Acropora nobilis (Dana, 1846). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207090 on 2018-05-28
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1997-01-31 16:37:49Z
created
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z
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Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2014-04-13 09:56:48Z
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original description  (ofHeteropora regalis Ehrenberg, 1834) Ehrenberg, C. G. (1834). Beiträge zur physiologischen Kenntniss der Corallenthiere im allgemeinen, und besonders des rothen Meeres, nebst einem Versuche zur physiologischen Systematik derselben. Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin. 1: 225-380., available online at http://bibliothek.bbaw.de/bibliothek-digital/digitalequellen/schriften/anzeige?band=07-abh/1832-1&seite:int=00000243 [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 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] 

additional source Veron JEN, Wallace CC (1984) Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part V. Family Acroporidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series 6: 1–485. [details]   

source of synonymy 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]   

source of synonymy  (ofHeteropora regalis Ehrenberg, 1834) Veron JEN, Wallace CC (1984) Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part V. Family Acroporidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series 6: 1–485. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

Description Colonies are small bushes, tending towards developing small tables. Branches are slender. Radial corallites range from being relatively long and slender, often arranged in neat rows, or may be strongly appressed. Axial corallites may be no larger than the radials, or noticeably larger, both features occurring on the same colonies. The corals are cream to brown. This is a very common coral, though it is small and not conspicuous. It is found in a wide range of habitats, but not in rough water (Sheppard, 1998).
Colonies are arborescent, usually staghorn-like. Radial corallites are of mixed sizes and shapes and are similar to those of A. robusta and A. danai. Colour: cream, brown, blue, yellow and green. Individual colonies are uniform in colour except for the branch ends which are pale. Abundance: very common in deep sandy lagoons where extensive monospecific stands frequently occur. Also common on upper reef slopes (Veron, 1986). [details]

Type locality Singapore (Veron, 1986). [details]
 

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Japanese トゲスギミドリイシ  [details]