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Family: Astrocoeniidae (See list of species below)

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24 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)


Madracis asanoi
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Madracis asperula
[pointed pencil coral]
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Madracis auretenra
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Madracis brueggemanni
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Madracis carmabi
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Madracis decactis
[ten-ray star coral]


Madracis formosa
[eight-ray finger coral]
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Madracis hellana
[]
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Madracis interjecta
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Madracis kauaiensis
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Madracis kirbyi
[ten coral]


Madracis mirabilis
[yellow pencil coral]
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Madracis myriaster
[striate finger coral]


Madracis pharensis
[star coral]
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Madracis profunda
[]
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Madracis senaria
[zooxanthellate coral species]
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Madracis singularis
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Palauastrea ramosa
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Stephanocoenia intersepta
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Stephanocoenia michelinii
[blushing star coral]


Stylocoeniella armata
[thorn coral]


Stylocoeniella cocosensis
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Stylocoeniella guentheri
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Stylocoeniella muscosus
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24 Species of Family Astrocoeniidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Madracis asanoi Western Pacific.
Madracis asperula pointed pencil coral Central Atlantic
Madracis auretenra Western Central Atlantic.
Madracis brueggemanni Western Atlantic
Madracis carmabi Western Central Atlantic.
Madracis decactis ten-ray star coral Central and Southern Atla
Madracis formosa eight-ray finger coral Western Central Atlantic
Madracis hellana Western Indian Ocean and
Madracis interjecta Western Indian Ocean
Madracis kauaiensis Indo-West Pacific.
Madracis kirbyi ten coral Indo-West Pacific.
Madracis mirabilis yellow pencil coral Western Central Atlantic
Madracis myriaster striate finger coral Western Atlantic
Madracis pharensis star coral Southeast Pacific, Atlant
Madracis profunda Northeast Atlantic
Madracis senaria zooxanthellate coral species Western central Atlantic
Madracis singularis Western Central Pacific
Palauastrea ramosa Indo-West Pacific.
Stephanocoenia intersepta Western Central Atlantic
Stephanocoenia michelinii blushing star coral Western Atlantic.
Stylocoeniella armata thorn coral Indo-Pacific.
Stylocoeniella cocosensis Indo-West Pacific.
Stylocoeniella guentheri Indo-Pacific.
Stylocoeniella muscosus Western Indian Ocean.



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