Astrangia poculata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa
Order: Scleractinia
Family: Rhizangiidae
Genus: Astrangia
Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848[1]
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Astrangia is a genus of stony corals in the family Rhizangiidae. Members of this genus are non-reef building corals and are found in the Atlantic and Indo-Pacific Oceans. They are solitary corals with large polyps and are found in clumps. They reproduce from stolons. The corallites are small with simple toothed septa.[1]


The World Register of Marine Species includes the following species in the genus:[1]


  1. 1 2 3 Cairns, Stephen (2014). "Astrangia Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 2015-02-08.
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