Milne Edwards and Haime, 1851
Similar Species: Montipora verrucosa, which has larger more open corallites. See also M. meandrina, M. verruculosus and M. palawanensis.
Montipora danaeis commonly referred to as Poker star montipora. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Montipora danae are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Montipora danae, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Montipora danae, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.