Pseudosiderastrea tayamai   Yabe & Sugiyama, 1935

False pillow coral

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Anthozoa | Scleractinia | Siderastreidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 20 m (Ref. 102403).  Tropical; 30°N - 26°S, 32°E - 178°W (Ref. 847)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 16.0 cm COLD male/unsexed; (Ref. 847)

Short description Morphology

Colonies are encrusting to slightly dome-shaped and up to 160 millimeters across. Corallites are cerioid, polygonal and about 3-6 millimeters in diameter. Pale grey in color with distinctive white corallite walls but may also be uniform brown in the western Indian Ocean.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum depth from Ref. 115143. Found in very shallow water and usually attached to bare rocks (Ref. 847).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Members of the class Anthozoa are either gonochoric or hermaphroditic. Mature gametes are shed into the coelenteron and spawned through the mouth. Life cycle: The zygote develops into a planktonic planula larva. Metamorphosis begins with early morphogenesis of tentacles, septa and pharynx before larval settlement on the aboral end.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Nemenzo, F. Sr. 1986. (Ref. 910)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)

  Near Threatened (NT) ; Date assessed: 01 January 2008

CITES status (Ref. 108899)


CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Gomexsi | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Hexacorallians of the World | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 25.4 - 29.3, mean 28.5 (based on 3330 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown