Milne Edwards and Haime, 1860
Description: Colonies are hemispherical or, more usually, form short thick columns. Columellae and oral cones are small. Polyps are elongate when fully extended.
Color: Usually brown, yellow or green, often with contrasting oral cones and tentacle tips.
Habitat: Forms large single species stands, especially in turbid water.
Similar Species: Goniopora columna, which has large columellae and oral cones. Goniopora stokesi has high ragged walls and broad columellae.
Goniopora hirsuta Crossland, 1952
Goniopora traceyi Wells, 1954
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Poritidae (Family) > Goniopora (Genus) > Goniopora lobata (Species)