Pachyseris Inattesa Is A New Red Sea Stony Coral

Posted by on August 15, 2014 - zero

By Leonard Ho


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The species is observed in the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia. Specimens documented for study showed a significant range of morphological differences based on their size and where they were observed/collected (differences in light levels and currents). As reefkeepers know, corals can take on radically different appearances based on environmental conditions.

The findings were published this week in ZooKeys.


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