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Biology

azooxanthellate
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Physical Description

Diagnostic Description

Description

Genus of non-reef building scleractinians; Indo-Pacific. Colonial, attached and branching. Has alternate budding of corallites with no axial corallites (Veron, 1986 <57>).
  • Veron, J.E.N. (1986). Corals of Australia and the Indo-Pacific. Angus & Robertson Publishers, London.
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 38 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 18 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 13 - 1509
  Temperature range (°C): 2.964 - 28.730
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.557 - 36.222
  Salinity (PPS): 32.185 - 35.245
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.457 - 4.620
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.219 - 2.745
  Silicate (umol/l): 4.895 - 126.302

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Depth range (m): 13 - 1509

Temperature range (°C): 2.964 - 28.730

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.557 - 36.222

Salinity (PPS): 32.185 - 35.245

Oxygen (ml/l): 2.457 - 4.620

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.219 - 2.745

Silicate (umol/l): 4.895 - 126.302
 
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Dispersal

Depth range

12-366 m
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