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Definition of the noun Porites

What does Porites mean as a name of something?

Porites is a genus of Poritidae, described by Link in 1807.

Porites is a genus of Cnidaria, described by Guettard in 1770.

Porites is a genus of Poritidae, described by Cuvier in 1798.

Porites is a kind of Animalia, described by Cuvier in 1798.

Porites is a kind of Porites.

Phrases with Porites

Phrases starting with the word Porites:

  1. Porites rus
  2. Porites annae
  3. Porites Danai
  4. Porites densa
  5. Porites lutea
  6. Porites baueri
  7. Porites favosa
  8. Porites Flavus
  9. Porites lichen
  10. Porites lobata
  11. Porites mayeri
  12. Porites Mordax
  13. Porites Ornata
  14. Porites Porosa
  15. Porites Rugosa
  16. Porites Solida
  17. Porites Tenuis
  18. Porites Toulai

Phrases ending with the word Porites:

  1. genus Porites
  2. Yellow Porites

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Porites

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Google previewBiology of the Invertebrates (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Porites is a genus of stony coral; they are SPS corals.

Google previewBulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College (1899)

Geological series

The genus Porites is a Tertiary genus, and if Duncan's generic diagnosis is correct, the Porites reussiana would argue for the age of the beds in the Upper Clarendon District being at least not older than Eocene. If the genus of the species ...

Google previewMarine Ecology (2013)

Concepts and Applications by Martin R. Speight, Peter A. Henderson

Porites is a large genus of scleractinian coral found throughout the world (Figure 6.20). Its growth habitats can be very variable, from a squat or lobed shape, to a fairly branched form. Idjadi & Karlson (2009) studied competitive interactions ...

Google previewCorals (2000)

Everything about Purchase, Care, Feeding, and Compatibility by John H. Tullock

Porites is a genus of many species from both the lndo-Pacific and Atlantic- Caribbean regions. Perhaps the most commonly imported species is P. rus, which hosts colonies of the fanworm, Sprirobranchus gigantea, embedded within it. Only the ...

Google previewEvolutionary Paleoecology (2001)

The Ecological Context of Macroevolutionary Change by Warren D. Allmon, David J. Bottjer

porites is a brooder and a good colonizing species (see Coral Reproductive Strategies). If more than one coral species can be the replacement species, it is again difficult to argue for community integration.

Google previewBiology of Invertebrates (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Porites is a genus of stony coral; they are SPS corals. They are characterised by a fingerlike morphology. Members of this genus have widely spaced calices, a welldeveloped wall reticulum and are bilaterally symmetrical. Scleractinia, also ...

Google previewCoral Reef Resilience Assessment of the Pemba Channel Conservation Area, Tanzania

Massive Porites is a slow-growing resistant genus that survives in sites that have been subjected to disturbance. Most sites had a higher proportion of resistant corals by area, except for Misali, Kokota, Fundo Lagoon and Mandela that have a ...

Google previewCoral Reefs of the Indian Ocean (2000)

Their Ecology and Conservation by T. R. McClanahan, C. R. C. Sheppard, D. O. Obura

Porites is the dominant builder of framework reefs throughout ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

In fastergrowing Porites corals,Shen et al. (1996)and Alibert and McCulloch (1997) findlittle ...

Google previewIconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art (1851)

porites, Linn. (P. clavaria, Blainv.) (pi. 75, fig. 61). American and Indian seas. Tribe 4. Antipathacea. Animals six-tentaculate, base forming corneous secretions. Fam. 1. Antipathidce. Animals fleshy, enveloping a corneous spinulous axis ...

Google previewUniversal Dictionary of the English Language: Ine-Rhe (1897)

by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

Darwin descrittes the margin of a coral island ns largely formed of masses of Porites irregularly rounded, from four to eight feet broad, and separated by crooked channels about six feet deep. As it extends it spreads laterally, so that many of the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

PORITES, in Zoology, a genus of Polypi. Generic character. Composed of a fixed, stony, polypiferous mass, which is branched, or lobed and obtuse ; surface stelliferous ; steJlee regular, nearly contiguous, superficial or excavated, the margins ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1886)

A New & Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, & Use

Darwin describes the margin of a coral island as largely formed of masses of Porites irregularly rounded, from four to eight feet broad, and separated by crooked channels about six feet deep. As it extends it spreads laterally, so that many of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Islands (2009)

by Rosemary G. Gillespie, D. A. Clague

Porites astreoides, P. porites, Favia fragum, and Sclerastrea radians), especially between Boavista and Maio Islands, and they represent a unique marine environment that ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Mixed sciences, vol. 4

Porites cellulosa, Park .

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana: Miscellaneous and lexicographical (1845)

by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

PORITES, in Zoology, a genus of Polypi. Generic character. Composed of a fixed, stony, polypiferous mass, which is branched, or lobed and obtuse; surface stelliferous; stella regular, nearly contiguous, superficial or excavated, the margins ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

Porites. Millepora . . . Millpore. Nullipora . Nullipore. LThe basis spongy, friable, or fibrous Spon G1.A . - {{..." Sponge. INFUSORIA.—Third Order of Zoophytes. FAMILIEs. GENERA. sCercaria . . Cercaria. Vorticella . Wheel Animal. Himantopus .

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

porites, digitata, damicornis, verrucosa, muricata, fastigiata, ranea, oculata, virginea, rosea, hirtella, linulata, botryoides, granosa, prolifera, ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

PORITES, in Zoology, a genus of Polypi. Generic character. Composed of a fixed, stony, polypiferous mass, which is branched, or lobed and obtuse ; surface stelliferous ; stelUe regular, nearly contiguous, superficial or excavated, the margins ...

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