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A review of the genus Anacropora ridley, (Scleractinia, Acroporidae) with the description of a new species

By C S G Pillai

Abstract

A few remarks on the genus Anacropora Ridley (Scleractinia, Acroporidae) are made, based on a re-exanrination of the existing types of the various described species. A. rep tans and A. gracilis are merged with A. forbesi, wJiile A. puertogalerae is considered synonymous with A. splnosa. A key to the valid species is given along with the description of a new species

Topics: Marine Ecosystems, Coral Reefs
Publisher: MBAI
Year: 1973
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.cmfri.org.in:1582

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