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Pocillopora damicornis (Brush coral; Cauliflower coral)

Synonyms: Madrepora damicornis; Pocillopora cespitosa; Pocillopora damicornis subsp. caespitosa; Pocillopora damicornis var. cespitosa; Pocillopora favosa

Wikipedia Abstract

Pocillopora damicornis, the cauliflower or lace coral, is a species of stony coral in the family Pocilloporidae. It is native to tropical and subtropical parts of the Indian and Pacific Oceans. The two subspecies are P. d. bulbosa and P. d. caespitosa.
View Wikipedia Record: Pocillopora damicornis

Ecosystems

Predators

Acanthaster planci (crown-of-thorns starfish)[1]
Aluterus scriptus (unicornfish)[1]
Arothron hispidus (poison puffer)[1]
Arothron meleagris (Whitespotted pufferfish)[2]
Cantherhines dumerilii (Barred filefish)[1]
Chaetodon aureofasciatus (goldstriped butterflyfish)[3]
Chaetodon baronessa (Baroness butterflyfish)[3]
Chaetodon citrinellus (Midas cichlid)[3]
Chaetodon humeralis (muneca)[1]
Chaetodon kleinii (Blacklip butterflyfish)[3]
Chaetodon lunulatus (Lineated butterfly-fish)[3]
Chaetodon plebeius (blueblotched butterflyfish)[3]
Chaetodon rainfordi (Northern butterflyfish)[3]
Chaetodon ulietensis (Doublesaddle butterflyfish)[3]
Coralliophila monodonta[1]
Diproctacanthus xanthurus (Yellow-tail wrasse)[4]
Holacanthus passer (whitestripe angelfish)[1]
Jenneria pustulata (Jenner's cowry)[1]
Johnrandallia nigrirostris (Black-nosed butterflyfish)[1]
Pomacanthus zonipectus (Cortez angelfish)[1]
Scarus perrico (perrico)[1]
Scarus rubroviolaceus (Redlipped parrot)[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Halofolliculina corallasia <Unverified Name>[5]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Aquarium & Rainforest at Moody Gardens
Burger's Zoo
Dallas Zoo
Florida Aquarium
Fort Worth Zoological Park
Houston Zoo, Inc.
Indianapolis Zoo
John G. Shedd Aquarium
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
Tallinn Zoo
Zoological Society of London

Distribution

Indo-Pacific;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Food-Web Structure and Dynamics of Eastern Tropical Pacific Coral Reefs: Panamá and Galápagos Islands, Peter W. Glynn, Food Webs and the Dynamics of Marine Reefs, eds. Tim R. McClanahan & George M. Branch, p. 185-208 (2008)
2STOMACH CONTENTS AND FEEDING OBSERVATIONS OF SOME EASTER ISLAND FISHES, LOUIS H. DISALVO, JOHN E. RANDALL, AND ALFREDO CEA, ATOLL RESEARCH BULLETIN NO. 548, 2007
3DIETARY SELECTION BY CORAL-FEEDING BUTTERFLYFISHES (CHAETODONTIDAE) ON THE GREAT BARRIER REEF, AUSTRALIA, Morgan S. Pratchett, THE RAFFLES BULLETIN OF ZOOLOGY 2007 Supplement No. 14: 171-176
4Corallivory in tubelip wrasses: diet, feeding and trophic importance, A. J. Cole, M. S. Pratchett and G. P. Jones, Journal of Fish Biology (2010) 76, 818–835
5Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
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