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Acropora microclados (Staghorn coral)


Wikipedia Abstract

Acropora microclados is a species of acroporid coral that was first described by Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg in 1834. Found in marine, tropical shallow reefs on the upper slopes, it is found at depths of 5 to 20 m (16 to 66 ft). It is listed as a vulnerable species on the IUCN Red List, and its population is decreasing. It is uncommon but found over a large area, including in five regions of Indonedia, and is classified under CITES Appendix II.
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Endangered Species

Status: Vulnerable
View IUCN Record: Acropora microclados

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Ashmore Reef Commonwealth Marine Reserve 144062 Australia      


Diproctacanthus xanthurus (Yellow-tail wrasse)[1]

External References


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1Corallivory in tubelip wrasses: diet, feeding and trophic importance, A. J. Cole, M. S. Pratchett and G. P. Jones, Journal of Fish Biology (2010) 76, 818–835
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Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0