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Definition of the noun Acropora aculeus
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Acropora aculeus is a species of Acropora, described by Dana in 1846.
- synonyms: species Acropora aculeus / Madrepora aculeus / species Madrepora aculeus
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Cnidaria
- class: Anthozoa
- order: Scleractinia
- family: Acroporidae
- genus: Acropora
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Acropora aculeus is a species of acroporid coral found throughout the Indian Ocean, the central Indo-Pacific, Australia, southeast Asia, Japan and the East China Sea. It is also present in the western Pacific Ocean. It is particularly susceptible to coral bleaching, disease, and crown-of-thorns starfish predation. It is also harvested for aquaria.
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