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fire coral

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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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Inhibition of fertilization and larval metamorphosis of the coral Acropora millepora (Ehrenberg, 1834) by petroleum products.
Encontraram-se diferencas espaciais na area de sotavento, determinadas pela presenca de corais do genero Acropora, Porites, Millepora, Montastraea e Diploria, como tambem de especies de zoantideos (Palythoa), octocorais, ervas marinhas (Thalassia), algas verdes (Halimeda), algas pardas (Phaeophyceae), coral morto e fundos arenosos.
The Pacific coral, Acropora millepora, is already the best-characterised coral at the molecular level and has yielded important insights into the evolution of all animals," said Professor David Miller of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies (CoECRS) and James Cook University.
Millepora complanata (coral de fuego / leaf stinging coral): la colonia esta formada por placas verticales, delgadas y lisas unidas por sus bases, de color amarillo quemado o amarillo marron.
The reef-building coral Acropora millepora does not have a lot on its mind.
Among the most prominent of these "false corals" are the organ-pipe coral (Tubipora musica) an Octocorallian, and the common "fire coral," the Hydrozoan Millepora dichotoma.
millepora combined) occurred at the sector level in year 1, and 82% in year 2.
We assigned each epibiont taxon to 1 of 10 categories based on taxonomic affiliation, adult morphology, and life history: filamentous algae, fleshy algae, corallines (coralline algae, encrusting corals, Millepora, and bryozoa), soft-bodied cnidaria (small hydroids and larger anemones), massive sponges, encrusting sponges, ascidians, barnacles, bivalves, and worms.
Host-associated speciation in the coral barnacle Wanella milleporae (Cirripedia: Pyrgomatidae) inhabiting the Millepora coral.
followed by Montastraea cavernosa, Mussismilia hispida, Millepora alcicornis, Mussismilia braziliensis and Mussismilia harttii.
Wounds on Acropora millepora corals appear blue, for example, while injured tissues on Porites species-like the raised and swollen patches seen above-are an "intense" bubble-gum pink.