Coral Fact Sheets
Colonies are clusters of tubular corallites. Budding is extratentacular. Corallites bifurcate at approximately 10 millimetre intervals and frequently join. Costae are in two alternating orders and are strongly beaded.
Recorded only from shallow lagoons.
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Wells (1954).
Barabattoia laddi.Cook Islands, south-western Pacific.A small colony showing extreme development of plocoid corallites.Gustav Paulay.
Barabattoia laddi.Indonesia.A Montastrea-like colony with compact corallites.Jim Maragos.
Barabattoia laddi.Great Barrier Reef, Australia.Showing corallites.