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Total Fishkeeping > Coral Profiles > Doughnut Coral – Scolymia Australis, Open Meat Cor

Posted by: marinehabitat Mar 23 2014, 01:23 PM
Doughnut Coral – Scolymia australis, Open Meat Coral, Flat Brain

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COMMON NAMES: Open Meat Coral, Doughnut Coral, Flat Brain Coral, Cat’s Eye Coral, Button Coral, Disk Coral, Owl Coral, Tooth Coral, Artichoke Coral, Saucer Coral, Australian Scoly
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Scolymia australis (Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849)
PHYLUM: Cnidaria (stony coral)
CLASS: Anthozoa
ORDER: Scleractinia
FAMILY: Mussidae
GENUS: Scolymia
RANGE: Australia (Great Barrier Reef and along southern coastline) – other locations in the Central Western Pacific are unproven.

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