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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniopora lobata Milne Edwards, 1860 
AphiaID: 207208

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCnidaria (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthozoa (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexacorallia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScleractinia (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPoritidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniopora (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniopora de Blainville, 1830
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniopora hirsuta Crossland, 1952
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoniopora traceyi Wells, 1954 (synonymy)
Sources  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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoranemone coral  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRodriguez [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-West Pacific [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (23 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Cnidaria Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Colonies are hemispherical or short thick columns. Calices are 3-5 mm in diameter. Columellae are small. Living colonies have very large polyps. Colour: usually brown, yellow or green. Abundance: common, forms large monospecific stands, especially in turbid water. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Red Sea (Veron, 1986). [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Goniopora lobata
Goniopora lobata
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207208
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z  changed  van der Land, Jacob
2014-04-15 00:08:53Z  changed  Hoeksema, Bert
  
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  Citation: Hoeksema, B. (2014). Goniopora lobata Milne Edwards, 1860. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207208 on 2014-08-23
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