The offspring of Paramontastraea salebrosa are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Paramontastraea salebrosa, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Paramontastraea salebrosa, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
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Characters: Colonies are massive and mostly spherical. Corallites are circular and closely compacted. Corallites are small (3-4 mm diameter), exsert and have very thick walls. Corallites may face different directions according to place of budding. Septa are evenly spaced and strongly alternate. Costae are strongly beaded. Paliform crowns are well developed. Columellae are small.
Colour: Tan or cream, sometimes with dark centres.
Habitat: Shallow environments, especially reef flats.
Similar species: Favia stelligera , Montastrea curta