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May, 1898

Sinularia brassica

Type species: Sinularia brassica May, 1898

Total number of species estimated: 125

Description: Colonies encrusting or with distinct stalk. Polyparium smooth, lobed, with digitate processes, or with crests. Polyps monomorphic. Internal sclerites are large tuberculate spindles, > 2 mm in length. Sclerites of surface layer are clubs and small spindles. Colour of colonies whitish, yellowish, brownish. Zooxanthellae present.

Habitat: Shallow water.

Range: Widespread in tropical Indo-Pacific.

Genus Sinularia