Animalia > Cnidaria > Anthozoa > Scleractinia > Meandrinidae > Eusmilia > Eusmilia fastigiata

Eusmilia fastigiata (smooth flower coral)

Synonyms: Eusmilia fastigiata f. fastigiata; Eusmilia fastigiata f. flabellata; Madrepora fastigiata

Wikipedia Abstract

Eusmilia is a genus of stony coral (Scleractinia) in the family Meandrinidae. It is a monotypic genus: the only species is Eusmilia fastigiata, the smooth flower coral. It is found on reefs in the Caribbean area.
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Prey / Diet


Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Florida Aquarium
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Rotterdam Zoo


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External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2del Monaco, Carlos, Estrella Villamizar, and Samuel Narciso. "Selectivity of preys of Coralliophila abbreviata and C. caribaea in coral reefs of the National Park Morrocoy, Venezuela: an experimental approximation/Selectividad de presas de Coralliophila abbreviata y C. caribaea en arrecifes coralinos del Parque Nacional Morrocoy, Venezuela: una aproximacion experimental." Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research 38.1 (2010): 57+. Academic OneFile. Web. 15 July 2014.
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