Taxonomy
Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Cnidaria
Class
Anthozoa
Subclass
Hexacorallia
Order
Scleractinia
Suborder
Astrocoeniina
Family
Pocilloporidae
Genus
Madracis
Species
asperula
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Min Depth
24 meters
Max Depth
311 meters
Overall Geographic Range
Eastern Atlantic, Caribbean, eastern South America
Habitat-Biology
  • benthic
  • azooxanthellate
  • hard substrate
  • outer continental shelf (50–200 m)