The offspring of Echinophyllia echinata are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Echinophyllia echinata, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Echinophyllia echinata, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Echinophyllia echinata (Saville-Kent, 1871)
Infos form AIMS:
Description: Colonies are thin, flat to vase-shaped laminae with a conspicuous central corallite in smaller colonies and widely spaced radial corallites. Costae are exsert, unequal and smooth or toothed.
Color: Mottled brown, green and red.
Habitat: Protected reef environments, especially vertical faces and lower reef slopes.
Abundance: Usually rare.
Similar Species: Resembles Oxypora crassispinosa more than other Echinophyllia species.
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Echinophyllia magna Gardiner, 1904
Tridacophyllia echinata Saville-Kent, 1871