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Type of Coral

1 Species ID Suggestions

acropora spp.


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Blogie 8 years ago

Btw Alvin, I hope you'll join the Philippine Coral Survey Mission: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8644...

Blogie
Blogie 8 years ago

That's OK, Alvin! Maybe someday I'll be able to get better, more descriptive pictures of this one.

im sure its a type of Acropora but i just cant get a fix on it.. sorry.

Blogie
Blogie 8 years ago

I see what you mean, Alvin. This one doesn't have evenly distributed corallites.

actually a D. heliopora has a very "clean" evenly distributed corallites with a domed shape and an even surface.


Blogie
Blogie 8 years ago

Hmmm... Difficult, isn't it? For now, can we keep it as D. heliopora?

perhaps an Acropora palmerae? unless we can see the skeleton and its attachment..

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Davao Del Norte, Philippines

Spotted on Jan 7, 2012
Submitted on Jan 25, 2012

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