Goniastrea edwardsi Chevalier, 1971
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Family:  Merulinidae ()
Max. size: 
Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 0 - 40 m
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific.
Diagnosis:  Colony: massive, hemispherical or columnar, often over 1 m across. Corallites: only slightly angular, with thick rounded walls. Septa: irregular length, tapering from the wall to the small columellae. Thick paliform lobes. Color: uniform cream or brown, sometimes with orange centers (Ref. 848).
IUCN Red List Status: (LC); Date assessed: 03 January 2008 Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: Dar, Christine - 11.12.05
Modified by: SeaLifeBase Team, - 21.07.08

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