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Noun1.Madreporaria - stony coralsMadreporaria - stony corals        
animal order - the order of animals
Actinozoa, Anthozoa, class Actinozoa, class Anthozoa - a large class of sedentary marine coelenterates that includes sea anemones and corals; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed
madrepore, madriporian coral, stony coral - corals having calcareous skeletons aggregations of which form reefs and islands
genus Maeandra, Maeandra - brain corals
Acropora, genus Acropora - coelenterate genus of order Madreporaria, including staghorn corals
Fungia, genus Fungia - a genus comprising the usual mushroom corals
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El 12 de noviembre de 1756 envio a Marsella una caja grande con madrepores, conchas y semillas frescas desde St.
The upper stratum consists of upright forms that grow mainly vertically, such as octocorallians (alcyonarians, stoloniferans, and gorgonians), antipatharian corals, some zooantharids and madrepores, and some arborescent sponges.