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Fungia seychellensis

Hoeksema, 1993

Polyps are circular to elongate and up to 150 millimetres long. Mouths may occur outside the axial furrow. Septa are fine, densely packed and usually sinuous. Tentacular lobes are inconspicuous or absent.

Colour: Pale brown.

Habitat: Reef slopes or flat shallow substrates.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Fungia paumotensis , Fungia scutaria

Taxonomic note: Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Hoeksema (1993b).

Map displaying probable distribution of species. Points indicate recorded sightings from OBIS.
Fungia seychellensis.  Seychelle Islands.  Polyp with fine wavy septa.  William Kolvoort.

Fungia seychellensis.Seychelle Islands.Polyp with fine wavy septa.William Kolvoort.

Fungia seychellensis.  Seychelle Islands.  Showing upper surface.

Fungia seychellensis.Seychelle Islands.Showing upper surface.

Fungia seychellensis.  Seychelle Islands.  Showing septa.

Fungia seychellensis.Seychelle Islands.Showing septa.