Montipora efflorescens (Blue Polyp Encrusting Coral) is a species of cnidarians in the family staghorn corals. It is listed as near threatened by IUCN and in CITES Appendix II. Blue Polyp Encrusting Coral form marine reefs. It is a photosymbiotroph. It has alternation of generations, asexual reproduction, and sexual reproduction; it is a broadcast spawner and a hermaphrodite. Blue Polyp Encrusting Coral has parental care (symbiont inheritance). It is a sessile animal.
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