Illustration of Heliopora coerulea (Blue Coral), which is so named as the skeleton is blue. It is classified as Vulnerable by the IUCN due to overharvesting for the aquarium industry.

Heliopora coerulea (Blue Coral)

Illustration of Heliopora coerulea (Blue Coral), which is so named as the skeleton is blue. It is classified as Vulnerable by the IUCN due to overharvesting for the aquarium industry.

cnidaria animal coral Animalia Anthozoa Octocorallia Helioporacea Helioporidae Heliopora coerulea Blue Coral vulnerable overharvesting

Author(s)Tracey Saxby
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2012-05-19
AlbumFauna > Cnidaria
TypeSymbol
Project(s)Samoa State of the Environment
Dimensions501 x 468
Filesize66 kB (svg)   97 kB (png)
Number of Downloads421
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LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionTracey Saxby, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)