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Acanthastrea lordhowensis (Lord coral; Starry cup coral)

Wikipedia Abstract

Acanthastrea lordhowensis, the starry cup coral, is a species of stony coral in the family Mussidae. It is a widespread but uncommon coral with large polyps occurring on shallow reefs in the Indo-Pacific Ocean.
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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
Tulsa Zoo & Living Museum

Distribution

Central Indo-Pacific;

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Citations

Species recognized by Cairns S.D., Hoeksema B.W. & van der Land J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011