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Platygyra daedalea (maze brain coral; Lesser valley coral)

Synonyms: Astroria astraeiformis; Astroria daedalea; Astroria esperi; Caeloria daedalea; Coeloria astraeiformis; Coeloria daedalea; Coeloria esperi; Coeloria rustica; Madrepora daedalea; Maeandra astraeiformis; Maeandra daedalea; Maeandrina daedalea; Maeandrina rustica; Meandrina daedalea; Platygyra astraeiformis; Platygyra esperi; Platygyra rustica

Wikipedia Abstract

Platygyra daedalea, sometimes known as the lesser valley coral, is a colonial species of stony coral in the family Merulinidae. It occurs on reefs in shallow water in the Indo-Pacific region. It is a common species and the International Union for Conservation of Nature has assessed its conservation status as being of "least concern".
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Indo-Pacific;

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