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Porites cumulatus

Nemenzo, 1955

Colonies are highly fused flattened branches. Corallites are angular and superficial. Branch surfaces are smooth.

Colour: Cream or pale brown.

Habitat: Shallow protected reef environments.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Porites monticulosa , Porites rus

Taxonomic note: Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Nemenzo (1955).

Map displaying probable distribution of species. Points indicate recorded sightings from OBIS.
Porites cumulatus.  Vietnam.  Colony with well developed branches and a smooth surface.  Charlie Veron.

Porites cumulatus.Vietnam.Colony with well developed branches and a smooth surface.Charlie Veron.

Porites cumulatus.  Indonesia.  Colony surface.  Charlie Veron.

Porites cumulatus.Indonesia.Colony surface.Charlie Veron.

Porites cumulatus.  Indonesia.  Surface of a columnar colony.  Doug Fenner.

Porites cumulatus.Indonesia.Surface of a columnar colony.Doug Fenner.

Porites cumulatus.  Indonesia.  Colony surface.  Doug Fenner.

Porites cumulatus.Indonesia.Colony surface.Doug Fenner.

Porites cumulatus. Diagram showing corallite characters.   .

Porites cumulatus.Diagram showing corallite characters. .

Porites cumulatus.  Philippines.  No text reqd.

Porites cumulatus.Philippines.No text reqd.

Porites cumulatus.  Philippines.  Showing corallites.

Porites cumulatus.Philippines.Showing corallites.