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Acropora jacquelineae

Wallace, 1994

Colonies are flat plates up to one metre across. Viewed from above, plates are covered with a mass of very fine delicate curved axial corallites giving an almost moss-like appearance. There is almost no development of radial corallites.

Colour: Uniform grey-brown or pinkish.

Habitat: Shallow reef slopes protected from wave action.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Acropora paniculata

Taxonomic note: Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic references: Wallace (1994, 1999).

Map displaying probable distribution of species. Points indicate recorded sightings from OBIS.
Acropora jacquelineae.  Papua New Guinea.  Large flat side-attached plate.  Charlie Veron.

Acropora jacquelineae.Papua New Guinea.Large flat side-attached plate.Charlie Veron.

Acropora jacquelineae.  Papua New Guinea.  Plate with primary horizontally radiating main branches.  Charlie Veron.

Acropora jacquelineae.Papua New Guinea.Plate with primary horizontally radiating main branches.Charlie Veron.

Acropora jacquelineae.  Papua New Guinea.  Surface of a plate.  Charlie Veron.

Acropora jacquelineae.Papua New Guinea.Surface of a plate.Charlie Veron.

Acropora jacquelineae.  Philippines.  Corallite detail.  Charlie Veron.

Acropora jacquelineae.Philippines.Corallite detail.Charlie Veron.

Acropora jacquelineae.  Indonesia.  Corallite detail.  Charlie Veron.

Acropora jacquelineae.Indonesia.Corallite detail.Charlie Veron.

Acropora jacquelineae.  Papua New Guinea.  Showing characteristic branching pattern.

Acropora jacquelineae.Papua New Guinea.Showing characteristic branching pattern.

Acropora jacquelineae.  Papua New Guinea.  Showing branch tips.

Acropora jacquelineae.Papua New Guinea.Showing branch tips.

Acropora jacquelineae.  Papua New Guinea.  Showing corallites.

Acropora jacquelineae.Papua New Guinea.Showing corallites.

Acropora jacquelineae.  Papua New Guinea.  Showing corallites.

Acropora jacquelineae.Papua New Guinea.Showing corallites.