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Definition of the noun Acroporidae
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Acroporidae is a family of Scleractinia.
- synonym: family Acroporidae
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Cnidaria
- class: Anthozoa
- order: Scleractinia
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Biology, Marine biology by CTI Reviews
Acroporidae is a family of small polyped stony corals in the phylum Cnidaria. The name is derived from the Greek 'akron' meaning 'summit' and refers to the presence of a corallite at the tip of each branch of coral. They are commonly known as ...
by Barbara Charton, John Tietjen
Acropora The dominant genus of the family Acroporidae. The species Acropora constitutes almost half of all the true corals and creates the major deposits of calcium carbonate (CaCO3). See coral, atoll, reef.
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