Corals of the world, Volume 1
This will be the most comprehensive review of these complex and colorful organisms ever published by the Australian Institute of Marine Science. It is the end product of 30 years of research.
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Abundance Anacropora Apo Island appressed Astreopora Australia Photograph author Acropora Barrier Reef blue branch tips branchlets Calamian Islands Characters clumps coenosteum ridges colony exposed Colony surface Colour coral reefs Corallite detail Corallites are immersed corallites are small corallites are tubular cream Doug Fenner Egypt Photograph elongate exposed to strong exsert Flores fused genera Group growth-form Guinea Photograph Habitat horizontal branches Houtman Abrolhos Islands Identification guides incipient axial corallites INDONESIA Photograph irregularly JAPAN Photograph lagoons large colony MADAGASCAR Photograph margins metres Montipora nariform Nemenzo Nishihira and Veron Pale brown papillae Papua New Guinea Philippines Photograph Photograph author photograph pink polyps radial corallites reef flat Roger Steene Ryukyu Islands Scleractinia Shallow reef environments shallow water Similar species Sinai Peninsula skeletal small colony south-west Australia Photograph Species forming strong wave action Surface detail Tanzania Tanzania Photograph tapered Taxonomic note Taxonomic references thick tuberculae underwater Upper reef slopes upright branches Veron and Wallace verrucae