hermatypic coral

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hermatypic coral

[‚hər·mə′tip·ik ′kär·əl]
(invertebrate zoology)
Reef-building coral characterized by the presence of symbiotic algae within their endodermal tissue. Also known as hermatype.
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Effects of reduced salinity on the rates of photosynthesis and respiration in the hermatypic corals Porites lutea and Pocillopora damicornis.
South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, Leadsman Shoal, -8-15 m, in lumps of hermatypic coral [D.
14]C) with reference to an established pre-nuclear radiocarbon record (Stuiver and Polach 1977), was virtually synchronous in the mixed layer of mid-latitude oceans and this signal was first recorded from marine carbonates in hermatypic corals (Druffel and Linick 1978).
14]C record (Stuiver and Pollach, 1977), was virtually synchronous in the mixed layer of mid-latitude oceans and was first recorded from marine carbonates in hermatypic corals (Druffel and Linick, 1978).
The diversity of the coral community at the Flower Garden Banks has been described as depauperate as it supports only 20 species of hermatypic corals (Bright et al.
EFFECT OF HETEROTROPHY ON OXIDATIVE STRESS IN THE HERMATYPIC CORAL CAULSTREA ECHINULATA
Dependence of calcification on light and carbonate ion concentration for the hermatypic coral Porites compressa.
14]C have been observed in hermatypic corals (Druffel, 1980, 1989) and this time-specific marker can be used to validate age estimates derived from hard parts in marine fishes (Kalish, 1993; Campana and Jones, 1998).
Bicarbonate stimulation of calcification and photosynthesis in two hermatypic corals.
The EFG bank rises to 18 m deep, but most of the bank top lies at depths of 40-70 m where the carbonate cap is populated by coralline algae and sponges, rather than hermatypic corals (Dokken et al.