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Acropora rambleri

(Bassett-Smith, 1890)

Colonies are irregular tables, sometimes over one metre across, with horizontal branches forming an open network. Upright branchlets are not developed towards the colony margins. Axial corallites are long and tubular and incipient axial corallites are irregular. Radial corallites are immersed on main branches and are triangular in shape, with nariform openings.

Colour: Pale brown.

Habitat: Shallow reef environments.

Abundance: Rare.

Similar species: Acropora batunai

Taxonomic note: Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic references: Wells (1954), Veron and Hodgson (1989).

Map displaying probable distribution of species. Points indicate recorded sightings from OBIS.
Acropora rambleri.  Indonesia.  Plate.  Charlie Veron.

Acropora rambleri.Indonesia.Plate.Charlie Veron.

Acropora rambleri.  Indonesia.  Surface detail of a plate.  Charlie Veron.

Acropora rambleri.Indonesia.Surface detail of a plate.Charlie Veron.

Acropora rambleri.  Spratly Islands, South China Sea.  Showing branch tip.

Acropora rambleri.Spratly Islands, South China Sea.Showing branch tip.

Acropora rambleri.  Spratly Islands, South China Sea.  No text reqd.

Acropora rambleri.Spratly Islands, South China Sea.No text reqd.

Acropora rambleri.  Spratly Islands, South China Sea.  No text reqd.

Acropora rambleri.Spratly Islands, South China Sea.No text reqd.

Acropora rambleri.  Spratly Islands, South China Sea.  No text reqd.

Acropora rambleri.Spratly Islands, South China Sea.No text reqd.