Physical Description

Diagnostic Description

Description

Colonies are usually massive, sometimes branching or encrusting. Corallites are cerioid, formed by extratentacular budding, and are like those of Pseudosiderastrea, except that the walls are thicker, are composed of concentric rods, and septa do not fuse (Veron, 1986 <57>).
  • Veron, J.E.N. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. Angus & Robertson Publishers, London.
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 7067 specimens in 14 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 5264 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): -0.5 - 305
  Temperature range (°C): 19.819 - 28.810
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.024 - 8.028
  Salinity (PPS): 35.058 - 37.169
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.986 - 4.895
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.020 - 0.379
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.805 - 5.610

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): -0.5 - 305

Temperature range (°C): 19.819 - 28.810

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.024 - 8.028

Salinity (PPS): 35.058 - 37.169

Oxygen (ml/l): 3.986 - 4.895

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.020 - 0.379

Silicate (umol/l): 0.805 - 5.610
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:16
Specimens with Sequences:15
Specimens with Barcodes:14
Species:4
Species With Barcodes:4
Public Records:12
Public Species:4
Public BINs:3
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