Podabacia sinai   Veron,  2002 (Hard Coral)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa
Order:Scleractinia
Family:Fungiidae

Description
Color: Pale brown with white margins

Colonies are attached, laminar, unifacial and may form tiers. Plates have usually lobed margins and commonly have radiating costal ridges. Corallites are small and not inclined towards the plate margins. Septocostae are similar to those of Halomitra.


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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
IUCN Status:  Data Deficient

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands,Surumai Dikri (Lat: 11.41) (Long: 92.66) INDIA (Depth: 6.5m mts)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Rutland INDIA (Depth: 6.5m mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • Mondal, T; Raghunathan, C and Ramakrishna (2011) Notes on three new records of scleractinian corals from Andaman Islands Journal of Oceanography and Marine Science Academic Journals 2(5) 122-126 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

Page last updated on:2011-10-13

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