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n. pl.1.(Zool.) Same as Anthozoa.
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The results showed spatial differences at the leeward zone, determined by the presence of corals of the genera Acropora, Porites, Millepora, Montastraea and Diploria, as well as species of Zoantharia (Palythoa), Oetocorallia, seagrass (Thalassia), green algae (Halimeda), brown algae (Phaeophyceae), dead corals and sandy bottoms.
Zoantharia (Cnidaria, Anthozoa, Hexacorallia) is an order of benthic cnidarians.