species: Caulastraea furcata in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Caulastraea furcata

©Anne Hoggett: Caulastraea furcata at Mermaid Cove, Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Caulastraea furcata on the reef slope between Bird and South Island, Lizard Island Group. The largest polyp in this photo is about 12 mm diameter. Grace Frank notes: Fleshy polyps with some septa having white radiating lines on the corallite surface. Typical brown and green oral disc colouration.

©Ryan McMinds: Caulastraea furcata at Lizard Island
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Hexacorallia
Order Scleractinia
Family Merulinidae
Genus Caulastraea
Species Caulastraea furcata
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



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