Paracyathus stokesi   Milne Edwards & Haime,  1848 (Hard Coral)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Cnidaria
Class: Hexacorallia
Order:Scleractinia
Family:Caryophylliidae

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Description
Calices compressed in larger species. Attachment base narrow.


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• Gujarat, Gulf of Kachchh (Lat: 22.6) (Long: 69.5) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Kadiapattanam INDIA (Record: 1987-1989)
• Kerala, Off Kollam (Lat: 9.25) (Long: 76.5) INDIA (Record: 1987-1989)
• South West Coast INDIA (Record: 1987-1989)
• Gujarat, Gulf of Kachchh (Lat: 22.6) (Long: 69.5) INDIA (Record: 1987-1989)
• Orissa, Puri INDIA (Record: 1987-1989)

Literature Source(s)
  • Subba Rao, NV and Sastry, DRK (2005) Fauna of Marine National Park, Gulf of Kuchchh (Gujarat) ZSI 79 pp Available at - NCL, Pune
  • LOICZ south asia node Available at - http://www.loiczsouthasia.org/
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Pillai, CSG and Jasmine, S (1995) Scleractinian corals of the erstwhile Travancore Coast (Southwest of India) Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The marine Biological Association of India 37 (1-2) 109-125 Available at - eprints.cmfri.org.in/634/1/Gopi_109-125.pdf

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