Madreporario (Caryophyllia inornata)

Madreporario (Caryophyllia inornata)

Hi Friends Sub
to follow you will find another interesting scientific sheet of our friend biologist dr. Luigi Esposito.

Greetings and good bubbles to all

KINGDOM: Animal

PHYLUM: Cnidaria CLASS: Antozoi

ORDER: Madreporari FAMILY: Karyophyllids

DISTRIBUTION: Mediterranean Sea, on poorly lit rocky bottoms and in caves up to 500 meters deep.

DESCRIPTION: Madreporario with polyps enclosed in a limestone skeleton in the shape of a goblet of roughly rounded shape. The octopus counts up to 80 semitransparent tentacles. Polyps are often grouped together but not colonial. Viviparous species

DIMENSION: It reaches 2 – 3 cm in height and 2 in diameter

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

nineteen + eleven =