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Acropora millepora (Staghorn coral)


Diet [1]  Herbivore, Planktivore
Nocturnal [1]  Yes
Water Biome [1]  Benthic, Reef, Coastal



Chaetodon auriga (Cross-stripe butterfly)[2]


Parasitized by 
Halofolliculina corallasia <Unverified Name>[3]
Shelter for 
Gobiodon unicolor[4]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park
Florida Aquarium
Houston Zoo, Inc.
Smithsonian National Zoological Park
Steinhart Aquarium (CA Acad of Science
Tulsa Zoo & Living Museum
Virginia Aquarium&Marine Science Ctr


Central Indo-Pacific;



Species recognized by Cairns S.D., Hoeksema B.W. & van der Land J., , URMO: UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at 2Clownfish and their Host Anemones ;; NOAA's Coral Reef Conservation Program 3Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19 4INTERSPECIFIC COMPETITION AND COEXISTENCE IN A GUILD OF CORAL-DWELLING FISHES, PHILIP L. MUNDAY, GEOFFREY P. JONES, AND M. JULIAN CALEY, Ecology, 82(8), 2001, pp. 2177–2189
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Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011