Help with ID Montipora

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Solyum

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hello i have a montipora but i dont know this name, i guess a "Poker Star".

two pictures as a same coral :)

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Montipora monasteriata would be my vote. A search on Google shows Montipora danae being often named as the species for encrusting "rainbow" style monti such as Aquaman and Poker Star, but because the verrucae are smaller and not ridge forming it's likely not a danae. Montipora monasteriata is other that pops up. Note that there are several species complexes within Montipora. I don't have the expertise to give you a definite answer as really the skeleton is the final word, but that's what I'm finding with some research.
 
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Montipora monasteriata would be my vote. A search on Google shows Montipora danae being often named as the species for encrusting "rainbow" style monti such as Aquaman and Poker Star, but because the verrucae are smaller and not ridge forming it's likely not a danae. Montipora monasteriata is other that pops up. Note that there are several species complexes within Montipora. I don't have the expertise to give you a definite answer as really the skeleton is the final word, but that's what I'm finding with some research.
Thank you for your answer that’s very interesting, that’s kind of you.
 
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