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coralline

[′kär·ə‚lēn]
(invertebrate zoology)
Any animal that resembles coral, such as a bryozoan or hydroid.
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Often in the presence of urchins and sea cucumbers, both juvenile and adult wild abalone, in areas abundant with pink crustose coralline algae, and generally in depths <8 m.
The Mediterranean-Atlantic characteristics of Messinian reef corallines therefore reflect the decrease in tropical biotas that occurred during the Miocene (around 20 million years ago).
Washington, July 8 (ANI): A new research has suggested that Coralline algae in the Mediterranean Sea lost their tropical element between 5 and 7 million years ago.
In northern Japan, rocky subtidal vegetation presents a pattern of algal succession that alters the temporal expansion and reduction of marine forests or coralline flats (Taniguchi & Hasegawa 1999).
ABSTRACT Settlement and metamorphosis of Haliotis tuberculata coccinea larvae were examined in the presence of different settlement cues reported effective in larval settlement of other abalone species (crustose coralline algae, Ulvella lens, conspecific mucus, [gamma]-aminobutyric acid, and 4 benthic diatom species).
Relationships between recruits of the abalone Haliotis midae, encrusting corallines and the sea urchin Parechinus angulosus.
The studied assemblages are dominated by seaweed, mainly the articulated red algae Corallina elongata, some encrusting coralline algae such as those of the genera Lithophyllum and Mesophyllum, and some frondose brown and red algae such as Cystoseira sp.
crassispina inhabit in subtidal zone in poor food condition predominated by low-calorie articulated corallines (Larson et al.
In South Australia, "lumpy" and "uneven encrusting" growth forms had more recruits of Haliotis laevigata and Haliotis scalaris than other coralline growth forms (Shepherd & Daume 1996) and in South Africa, "knobbly" corallines contained the highest densities of Haliotis midae recruits (Day & Branch 2000).
On coastal rocky bottoms in subarctic to temperate marine environments, marine forests of large perennial brown algae are found in the upper subtidal zone, and barren areas dominated by crustose coralline red algae cover the lower subtidal zone (Neushu11967, Mann 1972, Choat & Schie11982, Witman 1985, Ojeda & Dearborn 1989, Taniguchi 1991, Underwood et al.