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coral

  1. the calcareous skeleton of certain COELENTERATES.
  2. the skeleton together with the animals which live in it and secrete it, the whole structure often forming a reef. The animals, usually anthozoans and hydrozans, have a POLYP structure.
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It's the world's biggest structure made by living organisms and supports more than 11,000 different species, including 400 species of hard and soft coral, about 1,600 fish species, including 134 species of shark and ray, and about 4,000 species of mollusk.
Lin, Polyhydroxy Sterols from the Soft Coral Dendronephthea gigantean, Chin.
Biological, biochemical, and mechanical properties of collagen fibers of the soft coral Sarcophyton ehrenbergi.
Lucky Cement sponsored scuba divers associated with the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) to clean the ocean bed at Charna Island a soft coral reef off Karachi Coast.
The black satchel, deep aubergine nail paint and soft coral lipstick complete the casual look perfectly.
16 ( ANI ): Researchers have found two new species of beautiful soft coral species, named Gorgonians, in the waters of the Pacific.
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Benefit tells us to "glide on the three shades - pink champagne, sheer watermelon and soft coral - to give your look instant lift, shape and pop".
Soft coral such as seafan and brain coral are also present south of Astola Island.
Aqaba's coral reef hosts around 500 species of fish, 127 species of hard coral and 300 kinds of soft coral, in addition to thousands of plants and animals that co-exist in Jordan's sole gulf.
MAC has Mineralize SkinFinish for brunettes ranging from Soft Coral to Copper Bronze, pounds 16, from Frasers.