Cycloseris tenuis   (Dana,  1846) (Hard Coral)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa
Order:Scleractinia
Family:Fungiidae

Description

Synonym (s)
Fungia tenuis Dana, 1846
Cycloseris cooperi Pillai, 1972
Fungia (Cycloseris) tenuis Hoeksema, 1989
Cycloseris tenuis Veron, 2000

Common Name (s)
• Mushroom Coral (English)
Economic Importance and Threats
Threats:  Natural threats, Anthropogenic
(Protected under Indian Wild Life Protection Act, 1972)

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated
Prey:  Plankton

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep, Chettalatt Island INDIA (Record: 2009)
• Lakshadweep, Bitra Island INDIA (Record: 2009)
• MALDIVES (Record: 2009)

Literature Source(s)
  • Jeyabaskaran, R (2009) New records of corals from Lakshadweep Islands Records of Zoological Survey of India ZSI 109 (Part-1) 53-64 Available at - ZSI
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Reeflex Available at - http://www.reeflex.net/
  • Indian Wild Life Protection Act, 1972

Page last updated on:2010-05-04

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