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Seriatopora hystrix (Bird nest coral; Bush coral)

Synonyms: Seriatopora angulata; Seriatopora caliendrum var. subtilis

Wikipedia Abstract

Seriatopora hystrix is a species of colonial stony coral in the family Pocilloporidae. It forms a bushy clump and is commonly known as thin birdsnest coral. It grows in shallow water on fore-reef slopes or in sheltered lagoons, the type locality being the Red Sea. It is native to East Africa, the Red Sea and the western Indo-Pacific region. It is a common species and the International Union for Conservation of Nature has assessed its conservation status as being of "least concern".
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Diproctacanthus xanthurus (Yellow-tail wrasse)[1]


Parasitized by 
Halofolliculina corallasia <Unverified Name>[2]

External References


Attributes / relations provided by
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
2Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
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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