Taxonomy
Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Cnidaria
Class
Anthozoa
Subclass
Hexacorallia
Order
Scleractinia
Suborder
Astrocoeniina
Family
Astroceniidae
Genus
Stephanocoenia
Species
intersepta
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Min Depth
1 meters
Max Depth
95 meters
Overall Geographic Range
Bermuda, the region from 25°06’N, 80°26’W, a position south of South Sound Creek on Key Largo, Monroe County, Florida, to the St. Lucie Inlet (27°10.0624’N, 80°08.3750’W), Bahamas, Caribbean, eastern South America
Habitat-Biology
  • benthic
  • zooxanthellate
  • hard substrate
  • coral reef (0–50 m)