Physical Description

Diagnostic Description

Description

Colonies are massive and meandroid. Valleys and walls are of uniform width. Septa are fine and regular, columellae are septa-like, without centres (Veron, 1986 <57>).
  • Veron, J.E.N. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. Angus & Robertson Publishers, London.
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Ctenella

Ctenella is a genus of stony coral (Scleractinia) in the family Meandrinidae. The corals in this genus are massive corals with meandering valleys between the calyces which have solid, non-porous walls and fine, evenly spaced, solid septae.[2] They are found in the Indian Ocean, Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea.[1]

Species

The World Register of Marine Species lists two species in this genus: [1]

References

  1. ^ a b c Vanden Berghe, Edward (2012). "Ctenella Matthai, 1928". World Register of Marine Species. http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=206629. Retrieved 2012-11-10.
  2. ^ Family Meandrinidae Classification of Scleractinian (Stony) Corals. Retrieved 2012-11-10.
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