Seriatopora hystrix

Seriatopora hystrix (en) Bird's Nest Coral, Needle Coral, Brush Coral, Thorns of Christ Coral, (de) Christusdorn Koralle
ClassificationAnimalia > Cnidaria > Anthozoa > Scleractinia > Pocilloporidae > Seriatopora
SpeciesSeriatopora hystrix (Dana, 1846)
Common names(en) Bird's Nest Coral, Needle Coral, Brush Coral, Thorns of Christ Coral, (de) Christusdorn Koralle
StatusLeast Concern  IUCN Red List Link
Care levelNormal (what this means)
Close relativesS. caliendrum
Distant relativesPocillopora damicornis
GrowthFast growing SPS coral, form depends on water movement
AggressionNot aggressive
AvailabilityWidely available
Water flowStrong (indirect)
LightingStrong
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