WoRMS taxon details

Acropora nana (Studer, 1879)

207100  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207100)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Madrepora nana Studer, 1879) Studer, T. (1879). Zweite Abtheilung der Anthozoa Polyactinia, welche während der Reise A. M. S. Corvette Gazelle um die Erde gesammelt wurden. <em>Monatsberichte der Königlich Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin.</em> 1878: 525–550, pls. 1-5. [details]   
Note Fiji (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Type locality Fiji (Veron, 1986). [details]
Description Colonies consist of compact thickets of long, terete, straight branches radiating from a solid base. Radial corallites are...  
Description Colonies consist of compact thickets of long, terete, straight branches radiating from a solid base. Radial corallites are appressed. Colour: cream, blue or pink, usually with pale branch tips. Abundance: uncommon, found only where currents or wave actions are strong (Veron, 1986). [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2021). World List of Scleractinia. Acropora nana (Studer, 1879). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207100 on 2021-10-17
Date
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1998-06-02 12:05:09Z
created
2000-09-28 07:24:50Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2013-09-22 21:15:13Z
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2018-06-29 13:43:59Z
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original description  (of Madrepora nana Studer, 1879) Studer, T. (1879). Zweite Abtheilung der Anthozoa Polyactinia, welche während der Reise A. M. S. Corvette Gazelle um die Erde gesammelt wurden. <em>Monatsberichte der Königlich Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin.</em> 1878: 525–550, pls. 1-5. [details]   

original description  (of Acropora (Acropora) azurea 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 Veron JEN. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. <em>Angus & Robertson Publishers.</em>  [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 consist of compact thickets of long, terete, straight branches radiating from a solid base. Radial corallites are appressed. Colour: cream, blue or pink, usually with pale branch tips. Abundance: uncommon, found only where currents or wave actions are strong (Veron, 1986). [details]

Type locality Fiji (Veron, 1986). [details]
LanguageName 
English sky blue coral [from synonym]  [details]
German Himmelblaue Geweihkoralle [from synonym]  [details]
Japanese スゲミドリイシ  [details]