The offspring of Isopora brueggemanni are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Isopora brueggemanni, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Isopora brueggemanni, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
New name:Isopora brueggemanni
Characters: Colonies are prostrate or irregularly branched. Branches taper towards their ends. There may be one or more axial corallites which are almost immersed. Radial corallites are smooth and rounded. The coenosteum is smooth and composed of fine spinules with elaborated tips.
Colour: Pale or dark brown with pale corallites.
Habitat: Shallow water, especially exposed upper reef slopes and sand flats.
Taxonomic note: This species is divisible into several smaller semi-distinct taxonomic units. Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic references: Veron and Wallace (1984), Wallace (1999). Additional identification guides: Veron (1986), Nishihira and Veron (1995).