Tubastraea aurea   (Quoy & Gaimard,  1833) (Hard Coral)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa
Order:Scleractinia
Family:Dendrophylliidae

Description

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats
Threats:  Natural threats, Anthropogenic
(Protected under Indian Wild Life Protection Act, 1972)

Ecology

Biogeography


• Gujarat, Burel INDIA
• Gujarat, Dona INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam, Palk Bay INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Gujarat, Gulf of Kachchh INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Palk Bay INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• Gujarat, Okha INDIA
• Gujarat, Dholiogugar INDIA
• Gujarat, Borai INDIA
• Gujarat, Magunda INDIA
• Gujarat, Ajad INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Pillai, CSG (1969) Stony corals of the seas around India Proceedings of the Symposium on corals and coral reefs Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 191-216 Available at - NIO RC, Kochi
  • Pillai, CSG. (1983) Structure and generic diversity of recent scleractinia of India Journal of Marine Biological Association of India 25(1&2) 78-90 Available at - CMFRI, Kochi
  • Pillai, CSG and Patel, MI (1988) Scleractinian corals from the Gulf Of Kutch Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin, India 30 (1&2) 54-74 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Indian Wild Life Protection Act, 1972
  • (1997) Coastal marine environment of Gujarat 178pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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