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Fungia concinna

Verrill, 1864

Polyps are circular, up to 160 millimetres diameter and generally flat. Septa are densely packed. Septal teeth and costal spines are small, giving septa a smooth appearance. Tentacular lobes are not formed or are minute. The undersurface is usually without pits.

Colour: Usually brown, sometimes with a contrasting perimeter.

Habitat: Reef slopes and lagoons.

Abundance: Common.

Similar species: Fungia spinifer

Taxonomic note: Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic references: Veron and Pichon (1980), Hoeksema (1989). Additional identification guides: Veron (1986), Sheppard and Sheppard (1991), Nishihira and Veron (1995).

Map displaying probable distribution of species. Points indicate recorded sightings from OBIS.
Fungia concinna.  Great Barrier Reef, Australia.  Polyps are usually flat.  Jim Maragos.

Fungia concinna.Great Barrier Reef, Australia.Polyps are usually flat.Jim Maragos.

Fungia concinna.  Great Barrier Reef, Australia.  A small polyp.  Charlie Veron.

Fungia concinna.Great Barrier Reef, Australia.A small polyp.Charlie Veron.

Fungia concinna.  Papua New Guinea.  Showing smooth septal margins.  Neville Coleman.

Fungia concinna.Papua New Guinea.Showing smooth septal margins.Neville Coleman.

Fungia concinna.  Great Barrier Reef, Australia.  Showing upper surface.

Fungia concinna.Great Barrier Reef, Australia.Showing upper surface.

Fungia concinna.  Southern Red Sea.  Showing septa.

Fungia concinna.Southern Red Sea.Showing septa.

Fungia concinna.  Southern Red Sea.  Showing costae.

Fungia concinna.Southern Red Sea.Showing costae.

Fungia concinna.  Great Barrier Reef, Australia.  Showing lower surface.

Fungia concinna.Great Barrier Reef, Australia.Showing lower surface.

Fungia concinna.  Great Barrier Reef, Australia.  Showing upper surface.

Fungia concinna.Great Barrier Reef, Australia.Showing upper surface.

Fungia concinna.  Great Barrier Reef, Australia.  Showing costae.

Fungia concinna.Great Barrier Reef, Australia.Showing costae.