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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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Antifouling effects of epithallial shedding in three crustose coralline algae (Rhodophyta, Corallinales) on a coral reef.
1984) has shown a competitive hierarchy of Macrocystis [greater than] Pterygophora [greater than] Laminaria and the other understory algae including red foliose and coralline algae, with an inverse hierarchy of susceptibility to wave stress.
Newly settled abalone (<1 mm) have been collected from crustose coralline algae and diatom covered substrates in Japan (Tanaka et al.
microsatellite markers in a coralline red alga (Phymatolithon
Coralline algae are a key component of marine ecosystems and, as calcifiers that produce a high-magnesium calcite that is directly exposed to overlying water, these algae are particularly vulnerable to ocean acidification (Ordonez et al.
Those bivalve species, Spondylus squamosus and Spondylus albibarbatus, obtained in the coralline areas of sites 1 and 2 also showed high toxicities.
The amount of live, dead, and bleached coral cover, and also macroalgae, crustose coralline algae, rocks and sand cover were determined for each quadrat.
But the picture for coral reefs as a whole isn't quite so straightforward, as the 'glue' that holds coral reefs together - coralline algae - appear to be vulnerable to rising acidity," Professor McCulloch explained.
Holotype: SOUTH AFRICA: Eastern Cape: SAMC A60060, Canon Rocks, Port Alfred, coralline algae, 28.
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