Goniastrea columellais commonly referred to as Goniastrea columella. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 300 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Special thanks for the photo of Goniastrea columella to Dr. Lyndon DeVantier.
Colonies are submassive to encrusting with irregular corallites that are either monocentric up to 10 millimetres diameter or form short valleys. Walls are acute. Septa have moderately large teeth. Paliform lobes are moderately developed. Columellae are large and spongy.