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Siderastrea siderea (Massive starlet coral)

Synonyms: Madrepora siderea; Siderastraea siderea; Siderastrea glynni; Siderastrea siderea var. nitida

Wikipedia Abstract

The massive starlet coral or round starlet coral (Siderastrea siderea) is a stony coral in the family Siderastreidae. It is found in shallow parts of the western Atlantic Ocean as solid boulder-shaped or domed structures.
View Wikipedia Record: Siderastrea siderea

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Siderastrea siderea

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Uraba Island marine Panama

Prey / Diet


Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Florida Aquarium
Rotterdam Zoo


E Pacific; W Atlantic;

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.
AZE sites provided by Alliance for Zero Extinction (2010). 2010 AZE Update.
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