Coral Fact Sheets
Branches are thick (5-9 mm), short and strongly tapered. They are usually in fused clumps. Corallites are aligned in rows which are raised into ridges down the sides of branches. Tentacles are usually extended only at night.
Pink or yellow-green.
Shallow reef environments.
Seriatopora aculeata ,
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Dai (1989).
Seriatopora stellata.Palau.Showing short sturdy pointed branches.Pat Colin.
Seriatopora stellata.Palau.Showing short sturdy pointed branches.Jim Maragos.
Seriatopora stellata.Taiwan.Showing corallites aligned on ridges down the branches.Chang-Feng Dai.
Seriatopora stellata.Taiwan.Showing corallites.