Acropora hyacinthus is a coral that forms large, low, roughly circular tables or semi-circular brackets. It has a fairly variable form, mostly due to its very wide. PDF | On Jan 1, , Fumihito Iwase and others published Artificial breeding method of Acropora hyacinthus (Scleractinia, Cnidaria). original description (ofAcropora conferta (Quelch, )) Quelch, J.J. Report on the reef-corals collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years

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MikeBFeb 17, Articles with ‘species’ microformats. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Fine upward projecting branchlets have a rosette-like arrangement of radial corallites. All intermediate conditions are common.

Madrepora sinensis Brook, synonymy. Here is a pic of my green a. Madrepora surculosa Dana, synonymy. Connect with us ‘. Figures of its population are unknown, but is likely to be threatened by the global reduction of coral reefs, the increase of temperature causing coral bleaching, climate change, human activity, the crown-of-thorns starfish Acanthaster planci and disease.

Acropora conferta Quelch, synonymy. The species was originally described by James Dwight Dana in as Madrepora hyacinthus. I have a green with blue tip hyacinthus. Rosette of radial corallites. Madrepora hyacinthus Dana, original combination, basionym.

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However, it has a very wide distribution, and may be found in clear water and lagoonal areas to 35 m deep Sheppard, Upper reef slopes and outer reef flats. No, create an account now. Colonies are often tiered. It has strongly inclined branchlets.

I got mine from a local who axropora it from Leishman. With Tabling Acros the flow pattern will also help in dictating the growth pattern of this coral.

I’ve got the red planet also. Colonies are wide, flat tables which are thin and finely structured. Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia. Acropora turbinata Dana, Dec 3, Messages: Veron and WallaceWallace Madrepora Polystachys pectinata Brook, Synonymy.

The webpage text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4. Madrepora Polystachys surculosa Dana, Synonymy. Radial corallites are cup-shaped and form rosettes.

All Fact Sheets Acropora hyacinthus Acropora hyacinthus Dana, Colonies are wide flat plates and tables or tiered aggregations of small plates. Calcium, Alk, and Mag. Plates are usually solid towards the centre of large colonies. Branchlets are fine and upward projecting. It was described by Nemenzo in It will require excellent water quality and flow to maintain its health in captivity. They may show elongated axial corallites, or else the branchlet tips may terminate in “rosettes” of calices with no protuberant axial corallite.

Acropora Hyacinthus

In all cases, branchlets turn upwards vertically from the upper surface of the tables. Map displaying probable distribution of species. Madrepora patella Studer, Homonym, synonym. It has a fairly variable form, mostly due to its very wide range of habitats.