Balanophyllia cumingii   Milne Edwards and Haime,   1848 (Hard Coral)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa
Order:Scleractinia
Family:Dendrophylliidae

Description

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

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Sree, A; Bapuji, M; Choudhury, S and Vimala, A (2002) Stony corals of the newly found ridge reefs off Orissa coast (Bay of Bengal) Geobios (Jodhpur) 29(4) 265-268 Available at - Biological Abstracts
  • 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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Indian Wild Life Protection Act, 1972

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