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  • Humann, P. 1994. Reef Coral Identification. New World Publications, INC. Florida, U.S.A.
  • Jordán, D.E. 1977. Ecología y evaluación de Plexaura homomalla. ICMyL, UNAM. MEXICO.
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  • Martín, E.Ch. 1980. Reproducción del coral blando Plexaura homomalla (Esper) enel mar Caribe mexicano. Tesis (licenciatura). Departamento de Biología, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. MEXICO.
  • Martín, E.Ch. 1982. Ciclo reproductivo, proporción sexual y fecundidad del coral blando Plexaura homomalla (Esper.) en el mar Caribe Mexicano. (Octocorallia: Plexauridae). Anales del ICMyL, UNAM. 9 (1) .
  • Opresko, D.M. 1974. Recolonization and regrowth of a population of the gorgonian Plexaura homomalla En: Prostaglandins from Plexaura homomalla. Ecology, utilization and conservation of a major medical resource University of Miami Press. .
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