831 species

Pavona bipartita

Nemenzo, 1979


Lamarck, 1801

Characters: Colonies are submassive or encrusting and may be over one metre across. Corallites are uniformly distributed but collines are characteristically uneven in height and may form slightly raised ridges several centimetres long. Septo-costae are in two slightly alternating orders.

Colour: Uniform pale to dark brown.

Similar Species: Pavona duerdeni.

Habitat: Shallow reef environments.

Abundance: Uncommon.

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