Sarcophyton (coral)

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Sarcophyton glaucum at Shaab Angosh reef.JPG
S. glaucum (tentacles withdrawn)
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa
Order: Alcyonacea
Family: Alcyoniidae
Genus: Sarcophyton
Lesson, 1834
  • Sarcophytum [lapsus]

Sarcophyton is a genus of corals in the family Alcyoniidae that are commonly kept in reef aquaria.


The following species currently are classified in the genus Sarcophyton:[1]


  1. ^ "WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species - Sarcophyton Lesson, 1834". Retrieved 2018-04-11.