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staghorn coral
any of several stony corals of the genus Acropora, having the skeleton branched like the antlers of a stag.
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Staghorn coral - Wikipedia


The staghorn coral (Acropora cervicornis) is a branching, stony coral with cylindrical branches ranging from a few centimetres to over two metres in length and ...

Staghorn corals videos, photos and facts - Acropora spp. | ARKive


Staghorn corals are among the fastest growing corals on reefs, and are excellent reef-builders. The name Acropora literally means a porous stem or branch, but ...

Acropora cervicornis (Staghorn Coral) - IUCN Red List


The age of first maturity of most reef building corals is typically three to eight years (Wallace 1999) and therefore we assume that average age of mature ...

Staghorn CoralS and Climate Change - IUCN


33 percent of coral species are already listed as threatened on the IUCN Red List . Staghorn CoralS and Climate Change. Better to burn out than to pHade away ...

Staghorn coral - Center for Biological Diversity


Thanks to a scientific petition the Center submitted, elkhorn and staghorn corals gained federal legal protection in 2006, becoming the first species to be listed ...

Staghorn coral, Coral Reefs, Invertebrates, Acropora sp at the ...


No one knows for sure how many kinds of staghorn corals there are, but scientists estimate there may be nearly 400 species. And only scientists can tell them ...

Staghorn Corals - Acropora - Details - Encyclopedia of Life


Descriptions and articles about the Staghorn Corals, scientifically known as Acropora in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Brief Summary; Comprehe.

Staghorn Coral - NOAA Fisheries - National Oceanic and ...


Final recovery plan published in Mar 2015. Staghorn coral, like many corals, receive most of their energy and oxygen from symbiotic organisms called ...