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Milne Edwards and Haime, 1848

[l][][f]goniastrea palauensis (2)[/f][t] Goniastrea palauensis (2) [/t]

Type species: Goniastrea retiformis (Lamarck, 1816)

Total number of species estimated: 8

Characteristics: .Ceroid, forming massive, subspherical colonies by mono- to tristomodaeal budding, permanent condition monocentric. Walls septothecal. Septa with prominent internal lobes. Columella parietal, feeble.

Range: Indo-Pacific

Genus Goniastrea