Echinopora hirsutissima Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849,

Samiei, Jahangir Vajed, Dab, Koosha, Ghezellou, Parviz & Shirvani, Arash, 2013, Some scleractinian corals (Scleractinia: Anthozoa) of Larak Island, Persian Gulf, Zootaxa 3636 (1), pp. 101-143: 124

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3636.1.5

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03C5797C-FFCB-FFB2-FF32-FF44FDF0FDAE

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scientific name

Echinopora hirsutissima Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849
status

 

Echinopora hirsutissima Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 

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Material: ZUTC Cnid. 1019, colony fragment, Larak Island, 26 ° 53 ' 14.4 " N, 56 ° 23 ' 43.4 " E, Coll. J. Vajed Samiei, November 2010.

Identification guide: Veron (2000)

Notes for local identification: Colonies are incrusting to sub-massive and have smaller corallites than E. grandicula  . Colonies are brown with irregularly exserted polyps. The polyps are exserted mostly on the up-growths and not that much exserted at colonies’ margin.

Abundance: uncommon.

Depth of occurrence: About 3 to 5 m.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Cnidaria

Class

Anthozoa

Order

Scleractinia

Family

Faviidae

Genus

Echinopora