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Antipatharia (Black Corals) is a group of cnidarians. There are 265 species of black corals, in 45 genera and 7 families. Black Corals includes groups like Antipathidae, Aphanipathidae, and Cladopathidae. They are microcarnivores. They have asexual reproduction and sexual reproduction. Black Corals are sessile animals.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019954
  • Definition: Capable of the biological process in which new individuals are produced by either a single cell or a group of cells, in the absence of any sexual process.
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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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EOL has data for 16 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of black corals. View this species on GBIF

black corals Habitats

The environments in which many black corals species are known to live. Select an environment to see its black corals species checklist.

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Black Coral Habitats

The environments in which many black corals species are known to live. Select an environment to see its black corals species checklist.