Taxonomic note: This species in the western Indian Ocean has been called Porites compressa. Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Veron (2002). Additional identification guide: Carpenter et al. (1997, as Porites compressa).
displaying probable distribution of species. Points indicate recorded sightings from OBIS.
Porites harrisoni.Kuwait.Colonies have an irregular to nodular upper surface.Peter Harrison.
Porites harrisoni.Kuwait.Side view of a columnar colony.Peter Harrison.