Acanthastrea echinata (Dana, 1846),

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: 139-140

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

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Acanthastrea echinata (Dana, 1846)
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Acanthastrea echinata (Dana, 1846) 

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Material: ZUTC Cnid. 1030, colony fragment, Larak Island, 26 ° 53 ' 0.7 " N, 56 ° 20 ' 51.3 " E, Coll. J. Vajed Samiei, November 2010.

Identification guide: Veron (2000)

Notes for local identification: Colonies are light or dark brown. The fleshy tissue masks the underlying septal teeth. The retraction of polyps during the day form concentric folds.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Depth of occurrence: About 3 m.