Madrepora oculata   Linnaeus,  1758 (Hard Coral)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa
Order:Scleractinia
Family:Oculinidae

Image Copyrights: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum Natural History.

Description

Synonym (s)
Amphihelia moresbyi Alcock, 1898
Cyathohelia formosa Alcock, 1898
Lophohelia investigatoris Alcock, 1898
Lophohelia tenuis Moseley, 1881
Madrepora alcocki Faustino, 1927
Madrepora candida (Moseley, 1881)
Madrepora kauaiensis Vaughan, 1907
Madrepora tenuis (Moseley, 1881)
Madrepora venusta Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850
Madrepora vitiae Squires & Keyes, 1967

Common Name (s)
• Deep Water Coral (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Karnataka, Off Mangalore (Lat: 13.7) (Long: 73.26) INDIA (Depth: 900 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • Dr. Shivaji, A; Dr. Sanjeevan, VN; Saravanane, N; Dr. Shunmugaraj, T and Dr. Gupta, GVM (2010) Achievements of FORV Sagar Sampada 1997-2010 Centre for Marine Living Resources and Ecology, Ministry of earth Sciences, Kochi, India 10-21 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Encyclopedia of Life Available at - http://www.eol.org/

Page last updated on:2011-05-26

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