CRED-Free-living hard coral

Name: CRED-Free-living hard coral

Functional Group: Hard coral

Default Short Code: *FREE

THIS LABEL IS A DUPLICATE OF: Hard Coral (free-living)

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CRED-Free-living hard coral


Use the free-living morphology for coral colonies that live unattached from the substrate. This excludes broken-off colony branches or other products of fragmentation. Free-living corals are conspicuous; most develop as flattened, dome-shaped disks, with a central mouth and apparent, radiating ridge-like structures. Includes the following genera: Cycloseris, Diaseris, Halomitra, Herpolitha, Sandalolitha

Used in these sources:

CREP-REA HAWAII_v2 | Green Island | Layla | Mr Depper | PMNM Benthic LTM | Wide Open Projects - Raja Ampat | Al Lith 2015 | CREP-Calibration Exercise (REA, Tier 3b) | CREP-Calibration Exercise (TDS, Tier 2) | CREP-FISH WMAUI | CREP- REA Calibration-NWHI | CREP-REA CT | CREP-REA HAWAII | CREP-REA MARIANAS | CREP-REA SAMOA/PRIA | CREP-REA SAMOA/PRIA Calibration | CREP-REA SAMOA/PRIA v2 | CREP-TOW IMAGES (all regions) | NOAA-CRED_EVAL | WCS-Vatuira source | Xiao Liuqiu survey |

Create Date: June 24, 2015, 11:38 a.m.

Created By: paulamisa

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