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fire coral

n.
Any of various brownish-yellow reef-building colonial hydrozoans of the genus Millepora having an encrusting or branching calcareous skeleton and nematocysts that release stinging barbs. Also called millepore.
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Fire corals have numerous potent stinging cells used to immobilize prey, and possibly for defense, which may inflict fairly painful and long-lasting burns on unwary swimmers.
1987) monitored a fire coral, a reef-building coral, and two soft corals and found that expulsion increased and most often peaked during the first part of the dark period (night).
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