staghorn coral

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Synonyms for staghorn coral

large branching coral resembling antlers

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Nevertheless, on a few occasions we have observed both species occupying the same Acropora cervicornis colonies; and in one instance, we noted T.
Las bioclasticas son resultado de las formaciones coralinas; presentan restos de conchas de bivalvos, gasteropodos y corales de tipo Porites porites, Acropora palmata, Acropora cervicornis y Agaricia.
Tunnicliffe (1981) noted that Acropora cervicornis was not found on all Caribbean reefs.
Breakage and propagation of the stony coral Acropora cervicornis.
Host cells of the reef coral Acropora cervicornis and the hydroid Myrionema ambionense have also been reported to have phased cell division patterns, both with peaks in the middle of the night, perhaps as a result of feeding cycles (Gladfelter, 1983; Fin, 2000).
vollmer & Palumbi (2007) found a genetic population structure caused by limited larval dispersal in the staghorn coral Acropora cervicornis.
De acuerdo con dichos modelos, las formaciones coralinas predominantes del archipielago del Rosario corresponderian a arrecifes d & Acropora cervicornis o de mediana exposicion al oleaje.
Particular species of crustose coralline algae (CCAs) have been shown to facilitate larval settlement of the threatened coral species Acropora cervicornis and A.
Se alimentan de por lo menos 14 especies de corales escleractinidos (Miller 1981), entre los cuales sus presas principales son Acropora palmata y Acropora cervicornis que son dos especies de amplia importancia ecologica en el Caribe por su gran abundancia y por ser formadoras de arrecife (Miller 2001).
El alga parda Lobophora variegata invadiendo bancos someros del coral Acropora cervicornis en las islas del Rosario.
Recordings were made from late-stage, fully competent larvae: 2-3-d-old (post-release) larvae for brooded Porites astreoides (Lamarck, 1816) and Agaricia agaricites (Linnaeus, 1758), and 5-7-d-old (post-fertilization) larvae for spawned Acropora palmata, Acropora cervicornis (Lamarck, 1816), and Montastrea faveolata (Ellis, 1786).
Model simulations of population structure for the reef coral, Acropora cervicornis, Neigel and Avise (1983) predicted that catastrophic disturbances combined with low rates of sexual recruitment could be important factors affecting levels of genotypic diversity.
Circulation of fluids in the gastrovascular system of the reef coral Acropora cervicornis.