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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Physiological responses to oxidative stress associated with pH variations in host tissue and zooxanthellae of hermatypic coral Pocillopora capitata.
There is evidence that when nutrients and food are plentiful, fast-growing filamentous algae, bryozoans and barnacles are superior competitors for space because they can utilize abundant nutrients more effectively than the hermatypic community (Hallock and Schlanger, 1986; Hallock et al.
However, the minimum winter temperatures of 57-59[degrees]F (14-15[degrees]C) lasting for at least three months prevent the growth of hermatypic corals in this area.
Distribution, abundance and survival of juvenile hermatypic corals (Seleractinia) and the importance of life history strategies in the parent coral community.
Species diversity of hermatypic scleractinian corals: are local communities saturated?
The majority (83%) of the 109 extant hermatypic coral genera have fewer than 10 species per genus.
Timing and process of entry of zooxanthellae into oocytes of hermatypic corals.
Palythine-threonine, a major novel mycosporine-like amino acid (MAA) isolated from the hermatypic coral Pocillopora capi tata.
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).
Distribution, abundance and survival or juvenil hermatypic corals (Scleractinia) and the importance of life history strategies in the Parent Coral Community, Marine Biology 1979; 54: 341-352.
Dependence of calcification on light and carbonate ion concentration for the hermatypic coral Porites compressa.