genus Acropora


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Noun1.genus Acropora - coelenterate genus of order Madreporaria, including staghorn coralsgenus Acropora - coelenterate genus of order Madreporaria, including staghorn corals
coelenterate genus - a genus of coelenterates
staghorn coral, stag's-horn coral - large branching coral resembling antlers
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Reproduction, recruitment and fragmentation in nine sympatric species of the coral genus Acropora.
Two females were found among the branches of live coral of the genus Acropora in a sheltered reef at a depth of 2 m.
1999, Staghorn corais of the world: A revision of the coral genus Acropora.
However fossil evidence, documented by Brian Rosen at the Natural History Museum in London, has shown that the genus Acropora originated in either northern Africa, Spain, Italy or Yugoslavia, but not Indonesia.
Description of four new species in the hard coral genus Acropora Oken, 1815 (Scleractinia: Astrocoeniina: Acroporidae) from south-east Africa.
The coral genus Acropora is widespread throughout the tropical Indian, Pacific, and west Atlantic Oceans, where colonies are typically a dominant component of the shallow reef assemblage (Wallace 1978; Veron 1986).