WoRMS taxon details

Goniopora djiboutiensis Vaughan, 1907

207210  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207210)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Vaughan TW (1907). Some madreporarian corals from French Somaliland, East Africa, collected by Dr Ch. Gravier. Proceedings of the U.S. National Museum 32: 249-266. [details]   
Note Somalia (Veron, 1986).  
From other sources
Type locality Somalia (Veron, 1986). [details]
Description Colonies are submassive or are short thick columns. Calices are up to 4.5 mm in diameter. Columellae are prominent,...  
Description Colonies are submassive or are short thick columns. Calices are up to 4.5 mm in diameter. Columellae are prominent, dome-shaped, divided into six parts, each being a delta of four septa. Polyps have large oral cones. Colour: pale or dark brown or green. Oral cones are usually white. Abundance: common, especially in turbid water. May form large monospecific stands. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]
Hoeksema, B. W.; Cairns, S. (2018). World List of Scleractinia. Goniopora djiboutiensis Vaughan, 1907. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207210 on 2018-11-14
Date
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1996-10-25 15:03:37Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
changed
2008-01-16 10:35:54Z
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2014-04-15 00:08:53Z
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original description Vaughan TW (1907). Some madreporarian corals from French Somaliland, East Africa, collected by Dr Ch. Gravier. Proceedings of the U.S. National Museum 32: 249-266. [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Ang, P. O.; McCorry, D.; Si, C. C. L. (2003). Establishing a reference collection and field guides for Hong Kong scleractinian coral. <em>Final report submitted to the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, The Hong Kong SAR Government.</em>  [details]   

basis of record Veron, J.E.N. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. Angus & Robertson Publishers, London. [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. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Veron JEN. (2000). Corals of the World. Vol. 1–3. Australian Institute of Marine Science and CRR, Queensland, Australia.  [details]   

additional source Veron JEN, Pichon M (1982) Scleractinia of Eastern Australia – Part IV. Family Poritidae. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series 5: 1–159. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Biology zooxanthellate [details]

From other sources
Description Colonies are submassive or are short thick columns. Calices are up to 4.5 mm in diameter. Columellae are prominent, dome-shaped, divided into six parts, each being a delta of four septa. Polyps have large oral cones. Colour: pale or dark brown or green. Oral cones are usually white. Abundance: common, especially in turbid water. May form large monospecific stands. (Veron, 1986 <57>) [details]

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

LanguageName 
English anemone coral  [details]
Japanese キクメハナガササンゴ  [details]