Plerogyra sinuosa

Plerogyra sinuosa (en) Bubble Coral , Polyp Bubble Coral, Sinuosa Bubble, (de) Blasenkoralle, (fr) Corail-bulle
ClassificationAnimalia > Cnidaria > Anthozoa > Scleractinia > Caryophylliidae > Plerogyra
SpeciesPlerogyra sinuosa (Dana, 1846)
Common names(en) Bubble Coral , Polyp Bubble Coral, Sinuosa Bubble, (de) Blasenkoralle, (fr) Corail-bulle
StatusNear Threatened IUCN Red List Link
Distant relativesEuphyllia ancora, Euphyllia glabrescens, Euphyllia paradivisa, Euphyllia parancora and Euphyllia yaeyamaensis
FeedingMeaty foods
GrowthFast
Water flowLow to moderate
LightingModerate to strong
AggressionHigh. Will sting corals that are near it with sweeper tentacles
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