Coral Fact Sheets
Colonies are robust and conspicuous, encrusting to submassive. The surface is covered with contorted, irregular, large verrucae. These verrucae are not fused into any pattern. Corallites are large and conspicuous.
Pale brown or purple.
Shallow water exposed to wave action.
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Veron (2002).
Montipora taiwanensis.Taiwan.Colony surface.Charlie Veron.
Montipora taiwanensis.Taiwan.Showing corallites.
Montipora taiwanensis.Taiwan.Showing columns.