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Agaricia humilis

Verrill, 1901

Colonies are encrusting to submassive. Corallites are deep, monocentric or with 2-3 centres together. Centres are separated by collines of irregular height and which run in irregular directions. Long and short septo-costae clearly alternate.

Colour: Uniform tan or mottled yellow-brown, sometimes with green mouths.

Habitat: Most reef environments except shallow lagoons.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Agaricia agaricites

Taxonomic note: Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: van Moorsel (1983). Additional identification guide: Humann (1993).

Map displaying probable distribution of species. Points indicate recorded sightings from OBIS.
Agaricia humilis.  Gulf of Mexico.  Characteristic appearance of colonies showing walls between corallites with irregular distribution and height.  Doug Fenner.

Agaricia humilis.Gulf of Mexico.Characteristic appearance of colonies showing walls between corallites with irregular distribution and height.Doug Fenner.

Agaricia humilis.  Caribbean.  Variation in colour and structure.  Charlie Veron.

Agaricia humilis.Caribbean.Variation in colour and structure.Charlie Veron.

Agaricia humilis.  Caribbean.  Variation in colour and structure.  Charlie Veron.

Agaricia humilis.Caribbean.Variation in colour and structure.Charlie Veron.

Agaricia humilis.  Caribbean.  Showing colony surface.

Agaricia humilis.Caribbean.Showing colony surface.

Agaricia humilis.  Caribbean.  Showing corallites.

Agaricia humilis.Caribbean.Showing corallites.