hermatypic


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hermatypic

(ˌhɜːməˈtɪpɪk)
adj
(Zoology) zoology (of corals) reef-building
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Veracruz Reef System: a hermatypic coral community thriving in a sedimentary terrigenous environment.
Are calcium and strontium transported by the same mechanism in the hermatypic coral Galaxea fascicularis.
Detecting hyperthermal stress in larvae of the hermatypic coral Porites astreoides: the suitability of using biomarkers of oxidative stress versus heat-shock protein transcriptional expression.
Hidaka (2001).Timing and process of entry of zooxanthellae into oocytes of hermatypic corals.
The hard-bottom substrate along this ridge consists of rock and coral pavements and cemented conglomerates of carbonate rubble and cobble rock (5-15 cm in diameter) that provide habitat for hermatypic corals (primarily Agaricia spp., great star coral [Montastraea cavernosa], and Madracis spp.), macroalgae, sponges, and a large variety of species of tropical fish (Phillips et al., 1990; Halley et al.
Relationships among thermal stress, bleaching and oxidative damage in the hermatypic coral, Pocillopora capitata.
The effect of carbonate chemistry on calcification and photosynthesis in the hermatypic coral Acropora eurystoma.
Bernal-Sotelo K, Acosta A (2012) The relationship between physical and biological habitat conditions and hermatypic coral recruits abundance within insular reefs (Colombian Caribbean).
An important subclass of corals are reef-building corals, also known as hermatypic or simply hard corals.
Hard corals, called Scleractinian corals, are generally hermatypic, the types that build reefs, with which most people are familiar.
Type loc.: South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, Leadsman Shoal, -8-15 m, in lumps of hermatypic coral [D.G.
The uptake of bomb-produced radiocarbon by the marine environment, reported as delta carbon-14 ([DELTA][sup.14]C) with reference to an established pre-nuclear radiocarbon record (Stuiver and Polach 1977), was virtually synchronous in the mixed layer of mid-latitude oceans and this signal was first recorded from marine carbonates in hermatypic corals (Druffel and Linick 1978).