Animalia > Cnidaria > Anthozoa > Scleractinia > Faviidae > Goniastrea > Goniastrea pectinata

Goniastrea pectinata (Lesser star coral)


Prey / Diet

Symbiodinium microadriaticum (zooxanthellae)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acropora millepora (Staghorn coral)1
Astreopora gracilis (Starflower coral)1
Lobophyllia corymbosa (brain root coral)1
Platygyra daedalea (maze brain coral)1
Pocillopora elegans (Cauliflower coral)1


Indo-W Pacific;



Species recognized by Cairns S.D., Hoeksema B.W. & van der Land J., 2007, URMO: UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms in Catalog of Life 2011
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