Acropora (Acropora granulosa )

AttributeValue
FamilyAcroporidae
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAnthozoa
OrderScleractinia
GenusAcropora
Type particularly on reef slopes that are protected from wave action (1) (3). It is seldom found in shallow water
Diet but is common in clear water on reef walls and lower reef slopes
Size usually below depths of 15 metres (4) (6) (7). It may be found to depths of 40 metres (1) (6).More >>Species found in a similar habitatStaghorn coral(Acropora dendrum)Fleshy artichoke coral(Acanthastrea maxima)Greasy grouper(Epinephelus tauvina)
HightAnthozoa
Skin TypeAcropora biology
Favourite Food Like many corals
Average Litter Size called zooxanthellae. The algae gain a safe
Main Prey stable environment within the coral's tissues
Predators while the coral receives nutrients produced by the algae through photosynthesis. While
Special Features on average
Habitat staghorn corals such as Acropora granulosa have a special symbiotic relationship with algae