Definition of Heliopora. Meaning of Heliopora. Synonyms of Heliopora

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Definition of Heliopora

Heliopora
Heliopora He`li*op"o*ra, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? the sun + ? a passage, pore.] (Zo["o]l.) An East Indian stony coral now known to belong to the Alcyonaria; -- called also blue coral.

Meaning of Heliopora from wikipedia

- Heliopora is a genus of cnidarian in the monotypic family Helioporidae. It is a reef building hard coral but belongs to the subclass Octocorallia and...
- Blue coral (Heliopora coerulea) is a species of colonial coral. It is the only octocoral known to produce a m****ive skeleton. This skeleton is formed...
- Diploastrea heliopora, commonly known as diploastrea brain coral or honeycomb coral among other vernacular names, is a species of hard coral in the family...
- Moseley, 1876 and Lithotelestidae Bayer & Muzik, 1977. The blue coral (Heliopora coerulea), the only extant species in the family Helioporidae, is most...
- Acropora granulosa Birdsnest Coral: Seriatopora caliendrum Blue Coral: Heliopora coerulea Closed Brain Coral: Leptoria phrygia Crisp Pillow Coral: Anomastraea...
- Archived from the original on March 2, 2016. Retrieved February 20, 2016. "Heliopora coerulea". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved February 20...
- corals Heliopora coerulea Octocorals with a m****ive skeleton composed of aragonite secreted by underside of coenosarc. Zooxant****ate. Heliopora coerulea...
- intertidal mangroves. The ****u Banyak area contains many varieties of stony Heliopora and branching Acropora types of coral. However, crown-of-thorns starfish...
- following species are recognized in the genus Diploastrea: Diploastrea heliopora (Lamarck, 1816) †Diploastrea polygonalis (Martin, 1880) WoRMS (2018)....
- to the eastern Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean Scleractinia Heliopora coerulea Blue coral Native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific...