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Pavonia Praetorta

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Pavonia Praetorta is also known as leaf or potato chip coral.

About the Model

Pavonia Praetorta is a species of stony coral that has delicate leaf-like structures. It is found in reefs and lagoons in the Indo-Pacific region. The threats it faces are those affecting coral reefs in general; climate change, ocean acidification, pollution, coral disease and human actions.




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Mar 31 2022