Branches are thick (5-9 mm), short and strongly tapered. They are usually in fused clumps. Corallites are irregularly distributed on branches. Tentacles are commonly extended during the day.
Pink or cream.
Shallow reef environments.
Seriatopora hystrix ,
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Quelch’s original description/specimens. Additional identification guide: Randall and Myers (1983).
displaying probable distribution of species. Points indicate recorded sightings from OBIS.