Fungia somervillei   Gardiner,  1909 (Hard Coral)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Cnidaria
Class: Hexacorallia
Order:Scleractinia
Family:Fungiidae

Description

Synonym (s)

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

Ecology

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep, Minicoy INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobar Islands INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Wafar, MVM (2003) Checklists of reef fauna Available at - http://www.reefindia.org/
  • UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre Available at - http://www.unep-wcmc.org/
  • Cairns, DS; Hoeksema, WB and Derland, JV (1999) List of extant stony corals Atoll Research Bulletin National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C, U. S. A 459 13-46 Available at - NIO, RC, Kochi
  • Helmut, Z and Patrick, AM (1995) New records of molluscs (Leptoconchus, Lithophaga, Fungiacava) that bore Indo-Pacific reef corals and their interactions with their hosts Bulletin du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle Section A Zoologie Biologie et Ecologie Animales 16 231-244 Available at - Zoological Records
  • Pillai, CSG and Jasmine, S (1989) The coral fauna of Lakshadweep Marine living resources of the union territory of Lakshadweep: An indicative survey with suggestions for development Bulletin of Central Marine Research Institute CMFRI 43 179-195 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/8213/1/Bulletin_No_43.pdf

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