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Family: Poritidae (See list of species below)

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107 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)


Alveopora allingi
[net coral]


Alveopora catalai
[branching flower pot coral]


Alveopora daedalea
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Alveopora excelsa
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Alveopora fenestrata
[flower coral]


Alveopora gigas
[flower pot coral]


Alveopora japonica
[sclerectinian coral]


Alveopora marionensis
[]


Alveopora minuta
[]
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Alveopora ocellata
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Alveopora spongiosa
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Alveopora superficialis
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Alveopora tizardi
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Alveopora verrilliana
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Alveopora viridis
[]


Bernardpora stutchburyi
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Goniopora albiconus
[]
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Goniopora burgosi
[]
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Goniopora cellulosa
[]
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Goniopora ciliatus
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Goniopora columna
[anemone coral]


Goniopora djiboutiensis
[flowerpot coral]
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Goniopora eclipsensis
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Goniopora fruticosa
[flower pott]
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Goniopora lobata
[flower pot true red coral]


Goniopora minor
[]
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Goniopora norfolkensis
[]
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Goniopora palmensis
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Goniopora pandoraensis
[branching flowerpot coral]
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Goniopora pearsoni
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Goniopora pendulus
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Goniopora planulata
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Goniopora polyformis
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Goniopora savignyi
[]
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Goniopora somaliensis
[]
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Goniopora stokesi
[daisy coral]
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Goniopora sultani
[]
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Goniopora tenella
[]
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Goniopora tenuidens
[blue purple goniopora]
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Machadoporites tantillus
[]
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Porites annae
[encrusting bolder coral]
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Porites aranetai
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Porites arnaudi
[]
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Porites astreoides
[mustard hill coral]
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Porites attenuata
[mustard branched coral]
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Porites australiensis
[]
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Porites baueri
[]
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Porites bernardi
[]
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Porites branneri
[blue crust coral]
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Porites brighami
[]
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Porites clavaria
[]
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Porites cocosensis
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Porites colonensis
[honeycomb plate coral]
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Porites columnaris
[]
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Porites compressa
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Porites cumulatus
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Porites cylindrica
[yellow finger coral]
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Porites decasepta
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Porites deformis
[]
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Porites densa
[]
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Porites desilveri
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Porites divaricata
[thin finger coral]
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Porites duerdeni
[]
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Porites echinulata
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Porites ericacea
[]
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Porites eridani
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Porites evermanni
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Porites excavata
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Porites flavus
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Porites furcata
[branched finger coral]
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Porites harrisoni
[hump coral]
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Porites heronensis
[]
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Porites horizontalata
[]
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Porites iwayamaensis
[]
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Porites latistella
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Porites lichen
[lichen coral]
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Porites lobata
[lobe coral]


Porites lutea
[]
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Porites mayeri
[]
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Porites monticulosa
[]
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Porites murrayensis
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Porites myrmidonensis
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Porites napopora
[]
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Porites negrosensis
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Porites nigrescens
[]
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Porites nodifera
[dome coral]
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Porites okinawensis
[]
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Porites ornata
[]
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Porites panamensis
[]
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Porites paschalensis
[]
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Porites porites
[club tip finger coral]
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Porites profundus
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Porites pukoensis
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Porites rugosa
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Porites rus
[encrusting Porites]
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Porites sillimaniana
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Porites solida
[boulder coral]
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Porites somaliensis
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Porites stephensoni
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Porites studeri
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Porites superfusa
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Porites sverdrupi
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Porites tuberculosa
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Porites undulata
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Porites vaughani
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Poritipora paliformis
[poritipora coral]
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Stylaraea punctata
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107 Species of Family Poritidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Alveopora allingi net coral Western Central Pacific.
Alveopora catalai branching flower pot coral Western Central Pacific.
Alveopora daedalea Indo-West Pacific.
Alveopora excelsa Western Pacific. Tropica
Alveopora fenestrata flower coral Western Central Pacific.
Alveopora gigas flower pot coral Indo-West Pacific
Alveopora japonica sclerectinian coral Northwest Pacific
Alveopora marionensis Western Central Pacific
Alveopora minuta Indo-West Pacific.
Alveopora ocellata Western Indian Ocean
Alveopora spongiosa Indo-West Pacific.
Alveopora superficialis Western Central Pacific
Alveopora tizardi Indo-West Pacific.
Alveopora verrilliana Western Central Pacific.
Alveopora viridis Indo-West Pacific.
Bernardpora stutchburyi Indo-West Pacific.
Goniopora albiconus Western Central Pacific
Goniopora burgosi Western Central Pacific
Goniopora cellulosa Western Pacific
Goniopora ciliatus Western Indian Ocean
Goniopora columna anemone coral Indo-West Pacific.
Goniopora djiboutiensis flowerpot coral Indo-West Pacific.
Goniopora eclipsensis Western Central Pacific.
Goniopora fruticosa flower pott Western Central Pacific.
Goniopora lobata flower pot true red coral Indo-West Pacific.
Goniopora minor Western Central Pacific.
Goniopora norfolkensis Western Central Pacific
Goniopora palmensis Western Central Pacific
Goniopora pandoraensis branching flowerpot coral Western Central Pacific.
Goniopora pearsoni Eastern Indian Ocean
Goniopora pendulus Western Central Pacific
Goniopora planulata Indo-Pacific.
Goniopora polyformis Western Pacific
Goniopora savignyi Western Indian Ocean
Goniopora somaliensis Indo-West Pacific.
Goniopora stokesi daisy coral Indo-West Pacific.
Goniopora sultani Eastern Indian Ocean.
Goniopora tenella Western Central Pacific
Goniopora tenuidens blue purple goniopora Indo-West Pacific.
Machadoporites tantillus Western Indian Ocean
Porites annae encrusting bolder coral Central Pacific.
Porites aranetai Western Central Pacific
Porites arnaudi Pacific Ocean.
Porites astreoides mustard hill coral Western Atlantic.
Porites attenuata mustard branched coral Western Central Pacific.
Porites australiensis Indo-Pacific.
Porites baueri Eastern Central Pacific
Porites bernardi Western Central Pacific
Porites branneri blue crust coral Western Atlantic
Porites brighami Eastern Central Pacific
Porites clavaria Western Central Atlantic
Porites cocosensis Western Central Pacific
Porites colonensis honeycomb plate coral Western Central Atlantic
Porites columnaris Western Indian Ocean
Porites compressa Indo-Pacific.
Porites cumulatus Western Central Pacific.
Porites cylindrica yellow finger coral Western Central Pacific.
Porites decasepta Western Indian Ocean
Porites deformis Western Central Pacific
Porites densa Western Central Pacific
Porites desilveri Eastern Indian Ocean
Porites divaricata thin finger coral Western Central Atlantic
Porites duerdeni Eastern Central Pacific
Porites echinulata Western Indian Ocean
Porites ericacea Western Indian Ocean.
Porites eridani Western Central Pacific.
Porites evermanni Western Central Pacific
Porites excavata Western Indian Ocean.
Porites flavus Western Central Pacific
Porites furcata branched finger coral Western Central Atlantic.
Porites harrisoni hump coral Endemic to Persian Gulf.
Porites heronensis Western Central Pacific
Porites horizontalata Western Central Pacific.
Porites iwayamaensis Indo-West Pacific.
Porites latistella Western Central Pacific
Porites lichen lichen coral Indo-West Pacific.
Porites lobata lobe coral Indo-Pacific. Tropical a
Porites lutea Indo-West Pacific.
Porites mayeri Western Central Pacific
Porites monticulosa Western Central Pacific.
Porites murrayensis Western Central Pacific.
Porites myrmidonensis Western Central Pacific
Porites napopora Western Pacific
Porites negrosensis Western Central Pacific
Porites nigrescens Western Central Pacific.
Porites nodifera dome coral Indian Ocean.
Porites okinawensis Northwest Pacific
Porites ornata Indo-West Pacific.
Porites panamensis Pacific Ocean.
Porites paschalensis Southeast Pacific
Porites porites club tip finger coral Central Atlantic.
Porites profundus Indo-West Pacific
Porites pukoensis Indo-Pacific.
Porites rugosa Indo-West Pacific.
Porites rus encrusting Porites Indo-Pacific.
Porites sillimaniana Indo-Pacific.
Porites solida boulder coral Indo-West Pacific.
Porites somaliensis Indo-West Pacific.
Porites stephensoni Indo-Pacific.
Porites studeri Pacific Ocean
Porites superfusa Western Central Pacific
Porites sverdrupi Eastern Central Pacific
Porites tuberculosa Indo-West Pacific.
Porites undulata Eastern Central Pacific
Porites vaughani Indo-West Pacific.
Poritipora paliformis poritipora coral Indian Ocean.
Stylaraea punctata Indo-West Pacific.



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