Goniastrea ramosa Veron, 2000
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Family:  Merulinidae ()
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Environment:  reef-associated; marine; depth range 0 - 40 m
Distribution:  Western Central Atlantic: Philippines to Indonesia.
Diagnosis:  Colony: small irregular clumps of branches, often less than 0.3 m across. Corallites: angular, with thick rounded walls. Ragged branch ends, composed primarily of exsert costae. Septa alternating in two orders, with large dentations. Small and compact columellae. Paliform lobes form a distinct crown. Color: uniform cream or brown (Ref. 848).
Biology:  Occurs on reef flats sheltered from strong wave action (Ref. 848).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 01 January 2008 (A4c) Ref. 123251)
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