Knob coral (Favia rotundata)

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Knob coral fact file

Knob coral description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumCnidaria
ClassAnthozoa
OrderScleractinia
FamilyFaviidae
GenusFavia (1)

Information on the knob coral (Favia rotundata) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Knob coral status

The knob coral is classified as Near Threatened (NT) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Near Threatened

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This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
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References

  1. IUCN Red List (November, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
  2. CITES (November, 2010)
    http://www.cites.org
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Favia rotundata showing corallite detail  
Favia rotundata showing corallite detail

© Charlie Veron / From Coral ID (Veron and Stafford-Smith, 2002)

Charlie (J.E.N) Veron
j.veron@coralreefresearch.com
http://www.coralreefresearch.org/

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