Acropora rambleri (Bassett-Smith, 1890)
Acropora rambleri
photo by Veron, Charlie (J.E.N.)

Family:  Acroporidae ()
Max. size: 
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 15 - 25 m
Distribution:  Indo-Pacific.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Depth based from occurrence (Ref. 8294); to be replaced with a better reference. Members of the class Anthozoa are either gonochoric or hermaphroditic. Mature gametes are shed into the coelenteron and spawned through the mouth. Life cycle: The zygote develops into a planktonic planula larva. Metamorphosis begins with early morphogenesis of tentacles, septa and pharynx before larval settlement on the aboral end (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 03 January 2008 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans: 
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Dar, Christine - 11.12.05
Modified by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 11.03.10

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