n.1.(Zool.) Any coral of the genus Porites, or family Poritidæ.
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Only a few hardy and resilient corals survived, including some massive Porites colonies that had survived previous El Nino events over many decades and a few colonies of Acropora, Pocillopora, and Hydnophora (Boyle et al.
Additional studies highlight the importance of host genotype in shaping heat tolerance of Porites astreoides and altering photochemistry of Symbiodinium in Acropora palmata subjected to cold stress (Kenkel et al.
3 (1985): Tahai, 35 m depth, on the coral Porites lobata, 1 specimen.
En los arrecifes predominan las cordilleras entre 12 y 30 m de profundidad, con alta representatividad de corales de los generos Orbicella, Porites y Siderastrea.
The Naples and Captiva holes had some hard corals, including Porites species related to the ones Hall has studied at Mote's Summerland Key lab.
2013) discovered that coral larvae from Porites astreoides and Montastraea faveolata exposed to increasing C9500A concentrations up to 100 ppm (highest levels tested) for 72 h showed a significant decrease in survival for both larvae species.
Porites lobata corals are actually colonies of tiny polyps, like sea anemones, that often grow up to 13 feet tall and live more than 400 years.
The coralline hydroxy apatite replicated from the exoskeleton of porites [Coralline Hydroxy Apatite Porites (CHAP)] consists of 230-[?
Titlyanov E, Yakovleva I, Titlyanova T (2007) Interaction between benthic algae (Lyngbya bouillonh, Dictyota dichotoma) and scleractinian coral Porites lutea in direct contact.
Porites panamensis), y con base en su tasa de crecimiento y su abundancia, estimaron la cantidad anual depositada de carbonato de calcio.
Effects of reduced salinity on the rates of photosynthesis and respiration in the hermatypic corals Porites lutea and Pocillopora damicornis.