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Synonyms for coral

a variable color averaging a deep pink

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the hard stony skeleton of a Mediterranean coral that has a delicate red or pink color and is used for jewelry

unfertilized lobster roe

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marine colonial polyp characterized by a calcareous skeleton

of a strong pink to yellowish-pink color

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Soft corals of the reef-dwelling genus Sarcophyton (Cnidaria, Octocorallia, Alcyonacea) are widespread, occurring from the eastern coast of Africa and the Red Sea in the west to Polynesia in the east (Fabricius and Alderslade, 2001).
The pink sea fan is a soft coral with a horny skeleton anda fan like structure of branches.
The Blush Duet is a dual-side compact powder blush and includes pink and soft coral shades.
THE GREAT BARRIER REEF MARINE PARK features over 2,900 coral reefs; 940 islands and sandy cays; one third of the world's soft coral species; about 1,500 species of fish; six of the world's seven species of threatened marine turtles; and thousands of kilometres of seagrass meadows that support one of the world's most important dugong populations.
Varying shades of red are making a strong showing as well, ranging from soft coral and terra-cotta to deep merlot.
What's fascinating is that when you swim above the upstream end of the reef at night, just before the spawn, you start seeing these soft coral colonies leaking eggs," says Slattery.
A mushroom soft coral is covered with weird bumps (1).
The release of allelochemicals by the soft coral Xenia puertogalerae influenced patterns of succession and community structure by inhibiting the settlement of some, but not all, scleractinian coral species (Atrigenio and Alino 1996).
The teaching guide contains information and activities on hawksbill turtles, volcanic eruptions, playing the steel pan, the world's largest radio telescope, and sea fans--a dying species of soft coral.
The Me Sooo Comfy dorm bedding blanket is also made of an incredibly soft coral fleece and is oversized.
Clown fish, popularized in the movie 'Finding Nemo', live and get food from anemones, a soft coral with stinging tentacles which also provides the clown fish protection from predator fishes.
A soft coral blush looks warming on more mature skin tones.
The bride carried a garden-gathered bouquet featuring white peonies, hydrangeas, pale pink garden roses, and soft coral spray roses.