831 species

Astreopora listeri

Bernard, 1896


de Blainville, 1830

Characters: Colonies are hemispherical to encrusting. Corallites are immersed and sometimes moderately crowded, with rounded openings surrounded by feathery spinules giving the colony surface a spiny appearance. Coenosteum papillae are fine.

Colour: Cream, grey or brown.

Similar Species: Astreopora randalli. See also A. myriophthalma.

Habitat: A wide range of environments, especially in shallow turbid water.

Abundance: Usually uncommon.

COTW History since Veron (2000a)
  • Family: All families are currently under review
  • Genus/species: No change