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Family: Agariciidae (See list of species below)

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52 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Agaricia agaricites
[purple lettuce coral]
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Agaricia fragilis
[fragile saucer coral]
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Agaricia grahamae
[Graham's sheet coral]
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Agaricia humilis
[low-life lettuce coral]
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Agaricia lamarcki
[Lamarck's sheet coral]
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Agaricia tenuifolia
[thin leaf lettuce coral]
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Agaricia undata
[scroll coral]


Coeloseris mayeri
[tombstone coral]
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Gardineroseris planulata
[honeycomb coral]
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Helioseris cucullata
[hat coral]
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Leptoseris amitoriensis
[]
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Leptoseris cailleti
[lace lettuce coral]
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Leptoseris cucullata
[sunray lettuce coral]
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Leptoseris explanata
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Leptoseris foliosa
[foliose coral]
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Leptoseris gardineri
[]
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Leptoseris hawaiiensis
[porcelain coral]
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Leptoseris incrustans
[swelling coral]
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Leptoseris kalayaanensis
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Leptoseris mycetoseroides
[slender lettuce coral]
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Leptoseris papyracea
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Leptoseris paschalensis
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Leptoseris scabra
[rough plate coral]
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Leptoseris solida
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Leptoseris striata
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Leptoseris tenuis
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Leptoseris troglodyta
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Leptoseris tubulifera
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Leptoseris yabei
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Pachyseris foliosa
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Pachyseris gemmae
[serpent coral]


Pachyseris involuta
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Pachyseris rugosa
[elephant skin coral]


Pachyseris speciosa
[]
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Pavona bipartita
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Pavona cactus
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Pavona chiriquiensis
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Pavona clavus
[shoulderblade coral]
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Pavona danai
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Pavona decussata
[cactus coral]
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Pavona diffluens
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Pavona divaricata
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Pavona duerdeni
[flat lobe coral]
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Pavona explanulata
[peacock coral]
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Pavona frondifera
[leaf coral]
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Pavona gigantea
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Pavona lata
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Pavona maldivensis
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Pavona minuta
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Pavona varians
[fungus coral]


Pavona venosa
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Pavona xarifae
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52 Species of Family Agariciidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Agaricia agaricites purple lettuce coral Western Atlantic
Agaricia fragilis fragile saucer coral Western Atlantic
Agaricia grahamae Graham's sheet coral Western Atlantic
Agaricia humilis low-life lettuce coral Western Atlantic
Agaricia lamarcki Lamarck's sheet coral Western Atlantic
Agaricia tenuifolia thin leaf lettuce coral Western Central Atlantic
Agaricia undata scroll coral Western Atlantic
Coeloseris mayeri tombstone coral Indo-Pacific.
Gardineroseris planulata honeycomb coral Indo-Pacific.
Helioseris cucullata hat coral Western Central Atlantic
Leptoseris amitoriensis Western Pacific
Leptoseris cailleti lace lettuce coral Western Atlantic.
Leptoseris cucullata sunray lettuce coral Western Atlantic
Leptoseris explanata Indo-Pacific.
Leptoseris foliosa foliose coral Indo-Pacific.
Leptoseris gardineri Indo-Pacific.
Leptoseris hawaiiensis porcelain coral Indo-Pacific.
Leptoseris incrustans swelling coral Indo-Pacific.
Leptoseris kalayaanensis Western Central Pacific
Leptoseris mycetoseroides slender lettuce coral Indo-Pacific.
Leptoseris papyracea Indo-West Pacific.
Leptoseris paschalensis Southeast Pacific
Leptoseris scabra rough plate coral Indo-Pacific.
Leptoseris solida Indo-Pacific.
Leptoseris striata Western Central Pacific.
Leptoseris tenuis Indo-West Pacific.
Leptoseris troglodyta Western Central Pacific
Leptoseris tubulifera Indo-Pacific. Tropical a
Leptoseris yabei Indo-Pacific.
Pachyseris foliosa Western Central Pacific.
Pachyseris gemmae serpent coral Western Pacific.
Pachyseris involuta Western Central Pacific
Pachyseris rugosa elephant skin coral Indo-Pacific.
Pachyseris speciosa Indo-Pacific.
Pavona bipartita Indo-West Pacific.
Pavona cactus Indo-Pacific.
Pavona chiriquiensis Pacific Ocean.
Pavona clavus shoulderblade coral Indo-Pacific.
Pavona danai Indo-Pacific.
Pavona decussata cactus coral Indo-Pacific.
Pavona diffluens Indo-Pacific.
Pavona divaricata Indo-Pacific.
Pavona duerdeni flat lobe coral Indo-Pacific.
Pavona explanulata peacock coral Indo-Pacific.
Pavona frondifera leaf coral Indo-Pacific.
Pavona gigantea Pacific Ocean.
Pavona lata Indo-West Pacific
Pavona maldivensis Indo-Pacific.
Pavona minuta Indo-Pacific.
Pavona varians fungus coral Indo-Pacific.
Pavona venosa Indo-Pacific.
Pavona xarifae Indo-Pacific.



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