Porites


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n.1.(Zool.) An important genus of reef-building corals having small twelve-rayed calicles, and a very porous coral. Some species are branched, others grow in large massive or globular forms.
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La zona de estudio mostro la zonacion tipica de los arrecifes del Pacifico Oriental (Cortes & Jimenez 2003), con el genero Pocillopora como abundante en aguas someras, Pavona y Porites en aguas profundas, y Psammocora como miembro secundario.
Dependence of calcification on light and carbonate ion concentration for the hermatypic coral Porites compressa.
Finalmente, sobre los planos superiores que rodean las islas se desarrollan discretamente parches o monticulos coralinos aislados de forma irregular y tamano variable, que generalmente estan constituidos y dominados por especies del genero Porites (Parches someros).
In the present study, the relationship between genotypic diversity and disturbance history was investigated in populations of the scleractinian coral, Porites compressa.
Last year, Peter Isdale of the Australian Institute of Marine Science in Queensland disocvered that Porites corals of the Great Barrier Reef house yet another clue to the past: bands that fluoresce yellow-green when the coral is exposed to ultraviolet light.
Zooplanktivory ameliorates the effects of ocean acidification on the reef coral Porites spp.
en Pascua, Porites en las islas San Felix, y Salas y Gomez, zoantidos, como Palithoa en isla de Pascua y archipielago de Juan Fernandez, o el erizo irregular Clypeaster isolatus registrado en las cordilleras sumergidas, de islas Desventuradas y Juan Fernandez (Parin et al.
Mytilidae and Pteriidae have a wide and strong association with some corals (as Stylophora pistillata; Porites solida; Pocillopora verrucosa; Favites abdita; Favites fluxuosa; anal Goniastrea pictinata; Acropora pharonis; Montipora venosa; Acropora humilis, Anacropora spinosa and Montipora spongiosa), whereas Pectinidae, Arcidae, and Tridacnidae have a low coral association.
Domination of a coral community by the genus Porites (Scleractinia).
35), with linear extension rates being the primary driver of variations in calcification rates in Porites ([r.
The other type of reef consists of Porites lobata or Pavona clavus massive corals, with the best developed being at Cocos, Clipperton and Galapagos islands.