Montipora delicatula Veron, 2002
Montipora delicatula
photo by Veron, Charlie (J.E.N.)

Family:  Acroporidae ()
Max. size: 
Environment:  reef-associated; marine
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific.
Diagnosis:  Colonies are composed of very thin unifacial laminae which are usually contorted. Corallites are ins conspicuous, in rows between coenosteum ridges. Coenosteum ridges are irregular. Pale brown; becoming paler towards colony margins. Coenosteum ridges are usually pale (Ref. 846).
Biology:  Restricted to shallow reef edges (Ref. 846).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 01 January 2008 (A4ce) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans: 
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Dar, Christine - 11.12.05
Modified by: Dar, Christine - 28.05.08

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