Pocillopora verrucosais commonly referred to as Stony Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Animale non indicato per i neofiti. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
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Characters: Colonies are seldom more than 0.5 metres across and are composed of uniform upright branches clearly distinct from the verrucae, but the latter are irregular in size. Branches are thick and compact in habitats exposed to strong wave action, becoming open and thinner in protected habitats.
Similar Species: Pocillopora meandrina, which has shorter, more flattened branches and smaller verrucae. See also P. danae, P. elegans and P. capitata.