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Family: Faviidae (See list of species below)

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82 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Australogyra zelli
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Barabattoia mirabilis
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Colpophyllia amaranthus
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Colpophyllia breviserialis
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Colpophyllia natans
[Boulder brain coral]
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Cyphastrea agassizi
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Cyphastrea chalcidicum
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Cyphastrea decadia
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Cyphastrea hexasepta
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Cyphastrea japonica
[Lesser knob coral]


Cyphastrea microphthalma
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Cyphastrea ocellina
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Cyphastrea serailia
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Diploastrea heliopora
[Double star coral]
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Diploria labyrinthiformis
[Grooved brain coral]
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Echinopora ashmorensis
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Echinopora forskaliana
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Echinopora fruticulosa
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Echinopora gemmacea
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Echinopora grandicula
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Echinopora hirsutissima
[Prickly-pored coral]


Echinopora horrida
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Echinopora irregularis
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Echinopora lamellosa
[Blue chalice]
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Echinopora mammiformis
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Echinopora pacifica
[Hedgehog coral]
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Echinopora robusta
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Echinopora taylorae
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Echinopora tiranensis
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Favia danae
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Favia fragum
[Golfball coral]
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Favia gravida
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Favia stelligera
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Favia wisseli
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Isophyllia rigida
[Rough star coral]


Isophyllia sinuosa
[Sinuous cactus coral]
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Leptastrea aequalis
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Leptastrea bewickensis
[Bewick's coral]
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Leptastrea bottae
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Leptastrea inaequalis
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Leptastrea pruinosa
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Leptastrea purpurea
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Leptastrea transversa
[Crust coral]
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Leptoria irregularis
[Least Valley coral]


Leptoria phrygia
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Manicina areolata
[Rose coral]


Montastraea cavernosa
[Great star coral]
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Moseleya latistellata
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Mussa angulosa
[Large flower coral]


Mussismilia braziliensis
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Mussismilia harttii
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Mussismilia hispida
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Mussismilia leptophylla
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Mycetophyllia aliciae
[Knobby cactus coral]
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Mycetophyllia danaana
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Mycetophyllia ferox
[Rough cactus coral]


Mycetophyllia lamarckiana
[Ridged cactus coral]


Mycetophyllia reesi
[Ridgeless cactus coral]
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Oulastrea crispata
[Zebra coral]
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Oulophyllia bennettae
[Intermediate valley coral]
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Oulophyllia crispa
[Large polyp stone coral]
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Oulophyllia levis
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Oulophyllia wellsi
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Platygyra acuta
[Lesser valley coral]
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Platygyra carnosa
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Platygyra contorta
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Platygyra crosslandi
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Platygyra daedalea
[Brain coral]


Platygyra lamellina
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Platygyra pini
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Platygyra ryukyuensis
[Maze brain coral]
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Platygyra sinensis
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Platygyra verweyi
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Platygyra yaeyamaensis
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Plesiastrea versipora
[Small knob coral]
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Pseudodiploria clivosa
[Knobby brain coral]
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Pseudodiploria strigosa
[Symmetrical brain coral]


Scolymia cubensis
[Artichoke coral]
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Scolymia lacera
[Atlantic mushroom coral]
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Scolymia wellsii
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Solenastrea bournoni
[Smooth star coral]
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Solenastrea hyades
[Knobby star coral]
82 Species of Family Faviidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Australogyra zelli Indo-West Pacific.
Barabattoia mirabilis Western Pacific
Colpophyllia amaranthus Western Central Atlantic
Colpophyllia breviserialis Western Central Atlantic
Colpophyllia natans Boulder brain coral Western Atlantic
Cyphastrea agassizi Western Central Pacific
Cyphastrea chalcidicum Indo-Pacific.
Cyphastrea decadia Western Pacific.
Cyphastrea hexasepta Western Indian Ocean
Cyphastrea japonica Lesser knob coral Western Pacific
Cyphastrea microphthalma Indo-Pacific.
Cyphastrea ocellina Indo-Pacific.
Cyphastrea serailia Indo-Pacific.
Diploastrea heliopora Double star coral Indo-West Pacific
Diploria labyrinthiformis Grooved brain coral Western Atlantic.
Echinopora ashmorensis Western Central Pacific
Echinopora forskaliana Western Indian Ocean.
Echinopora fruticulosa Eastern Indian Ocean.
Echinopora gemmacea Indo-Pacific.
Echinopora grandicula Western Indian Ocean.
Echinopora hirsutissima Prickly-pored coral Indo-West Pacific.
Echinopora horrida Western Central Pacific.
Echinopora irregularis Western Indian Ocean
Echinopora lamellosa Blue chalice Indo-Pacific.
Echinopora mammiformis Western Central Pacific
Echinopora pacifica Hedgehog coral Western Central Pacific.
Echinopora robusta Eastern Indian Ocean
Echinopora taylorae Western Central Pacific
Echinopora tiranensis Western Indian Ocean
Favia danae Indo-Pacific.
Favia fragum Golfball coral Atlantic Ocean. 5 COLD
Favia gravida Western Atlantic
Favia stelligera Indo-Pacific
Favia wisseli Western Indian Ocean
Isophyllia rigida Rough star coral Western Central Atlantic
Isophyllia sinuosa Sinuous cactus coral Western Central Atlantic
Leptastrea aequalis Western Central Pacific
Leptastrea bewickensis Bewick's coral Indo-West Pacific
Leptastrea bottae Indo-Pacific
Leptastrea inaequalis Indo-Pacific
Leptastrea pruinosa Indo-Pacific
Leptastrea purpurea Indo-Pacific
Leptastrea transversa Crust coral Indo-Pacific.
Leptoria irregularis Least Valley coral Indo-West Pacific.
Leptoria phrygia Indo-Pacific.
Manicina areolata Rose coral Western Atlantic
Montastraea cavernosa Great star coral Atlantic Ocean
Moseleya latistellata Eastern Indian Ocean
Mussa angulosa Large flower coral Western Atlantic
Mussismilia braziliensis Southwest Atlantic
Mussismilia harttii Southwest Atlantic
Mussismilia hispida Southwest Atlantic
Mussismilia leptophylla Southwest Atlantic
Mycetophyllia aliciae Knobby cactus coral Western Central Atlantic
Mycetophyllia danaana Western Central Pacific
Mycetophyllia ferox Rough cactus coral Western Atlantic
Mycetophyllia lamarckiana Ridged cactus coral Western Atlantic
Mycetophyllia reesi Ridgeless cactus coral Western Central Atlantic
Oulastrea crispata Zebra coral Indo-West Pacific
Oulophyllia bennettae Intermediate valley coral Indo-West Pacific.
Oulophyllia crispa Large polyp stone coral Indo-West Pacific.
Oulophyllia levis Indo-West Pacific.
Oulophyllia wellsi Red Sea, Indian Ocean.
Platygyra acuta Lesser valley coral Indo-West Pacific.
Platygyra carnosa Indo-West Pacific
Platygyra contorta Indo-West Pacific
Platygyra crosslandi Western Indian Ocean
Platygyra daedalea Brain coral Indo-Pacific. 100 COLD
Platygyra lamellina Indo-West Pacific.
Platygyra pini Indo-Pacific.
Platygyra ryukyuensis Maze brain coral Indo-West Pacific
Platygyra sinensis Indo-West Pacific.
Platygyra verweyi Indo-West Pacific
Platygyra yaeyamaensis Indo-West Pacific
Plesiastrea versipora Small knob coral Indo-Pacific
Pseudodiploria clivosa Knobby brain coral Western Atlantic
Pseudodiploria strigosa Symmetrical brain coral Western Atlantic.
Scolymia cubensis Artichoke coral Western Atlantic
Scolymia lacera Atlantic mushroom coral Western Atlantic.
Scolymia wellsii Western Atlantic
Solenastrea bournoni Smooth star coral Western Atlantic.
Solenastrea hyades Knobby star coral Western Atlantic



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