coralligenous

coralligenous

(ˌkɒrəˈlɪdʒɪnəs)
adj
(Zoology) producing coral
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Variability of Mediterranean coralligenous assemblages subject to local variation in sediment deposition.
This black sand contrasts with the general idea of white or gold sand in coralligenous, calcareous, or dioritic areas.
The fish assemblage on a coralligenous shallow shelf off the Mediterranean coast of northern Israel.
These are poorly illuminated, rocky environments dominated by invertebrates (sponges, bryozoans, tunicates, and cnidarians), with or without calcareous algae such as Mediterranean coralligenous communities, the half-dark entrances to underwater caves, or the cryptic tropical coral reef environment.