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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Inter- and intra-colonial genotypic diversity in hermatypic hydrozoans of the family Milleporidae.
Strange bedfellows--a deep-water hermatypic coral reef superimposed on a drowned barrier island; southern Pulley Ridge, SW Florida platform margin.
Physiological responses to oxidative stress associated with pH variations in host tissue and zooxanthellae of hermatypic coral Pocillopora capitata.
Zibrowius, "What is hermatypic?--a redefinition of ecological groups in corals and other organisms," Coral Reefs, vol.
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
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., 1988).
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.