Scleractinia


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Scleractinia

[‚skler·ək′tin·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of the subclass Zoantharia which comprises the true, or stony, corals; these are solitary or colonial anthozoans which attach to a firm substrate.
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Intracolonial variation in Siderastrea de Blainville, 1830 (Anthozoa, Scleractinia): taxonomy under challenging morphological constraints.
& DENYER, P., 2001: Una nueva especie de Euphyllia (Scleractinia: caryophylliidae) en las calizas de Barra Honda (Paleogeno), Costa Rica.--Rey.
Reproductive strategies in two closely related stony corals (Agaricia, Scleractinia).
Mesozoic diversification followed by the "near extinction" of the Scleractinia at the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary 65 x [10.sup.6] yr BP (Veron 1995).
Engel, "Distribution, abundance and survival of juvenile hermatypic corals (Scleractinia) and the importance of life history strategies in the parent coral community," Marine Biology, vol.
Lipid biomarkers reveal geographical differences in food supply to the cold-water coral Lophelia pertusa (Scleractinia).
Cryptic species within the Atlantic-Caribbean genus Meandrina (Scleractinia): a multidisciplinary approach and description of the new species Meandrina jacksoni.
This review reveals that knowledge on scleractinia coral recruitment in Colombia is based mainly on gray literature (undergraduate and graduate works), mostly unpublished; therefore, the importance of preserving and compiling this scattered and unknown literature.
Variation in the ribosomal internal transcribed spacers and 5.8S rDNA among five species of Acropora (Cnidaria Scleractinia): patterns of variation consistent with reticulate evolution.
North of Puerto Nispero (coord.: 401.1/244.3), Aguilar & Denyer (in press) described a Paleogene coral reef with m-sized coral colonies in living position scleractinia: Euphyllia nov.
Distribution, abundance, and survival of juvenile hermatypic corals (Scleractinia) and the importance of life history strategies in the parent coral community.