Acropora (Acropora loripes)

AttributeValue
FamilyAcroporidae
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumCnidaria
ClassAnthozoa
OrderScleractinia
GenusAcropora
Type tropical reefs
Diet at depths of 5 to 25 metres (1) (7).More >>Species found in a similar habitatStaghorn coral(Acropora dendrum)Fleshy artichoke coral(Acanthastrea maxima)Greasy grouper(Epinephelus tauvina)
SizeAnthozoa
ColourAcropora biology
Skin Type Like many corals
Favourite Food staghorn corals such as Acropora loripes have a special symbiotic relationship with algae
Average Litter Size stable environment within the coral's tissues
Main Prey while the coral receives nutrients produced by the algae through photosynthesis. While
Predators on average
Special Features zooxanthellate coral can obtain around 70 percent of its nutrient requirements from photosynthesis by zooxanthellae
Habitat called zooxanthellae. The algae gain a safe