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Synonyms for Madreporaria

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El 15 de mayo del mismo ano envio desde alla una caja con madrepores y,fosiles, en el barco la Demoiselle Jeane, que viajaba a Amsterdam.
The upper stratum consists of upright forms that grow mainly vertically, such as octocorallians (alcyonarians, stoloniferans, and gorgonians), antipatharian corals, some zooantharids and madrepores, and some arborescent sponges.
Cette royaute sensible (...) n'est, je crois, partagee pleinement de temps e autre que par les bouquets absolus offerts du fonds des mers par les alcyonaires madrepores. L'inanime touche ici de si pros l'anime que l'imagination est libre de se jouer a l'infini sur des formes d'apparence toute minerale...
Ses organes flottent comme des anemones de mer ou des madrepores dans un peu d'eau rougie."
He sets out on a search to find the the protoplasmic jelly, the primordial cell concealed among holothurians and madrepores, the pelagic ooze from which all complex life had once derived.
In the world as a whole about 4 million lb (1.6 million kg) of coral (Antipathes, Parantipathes, etc.) and madrepores (Meandrina and others) are collected and sold every year, mostly for export.