Dendrogyra cylindrus


Name: Dendrogyra cylindrus

Functional Group: Hard coral

Default Short Code: DEC

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Popularity: 60%

Stats: Used in 29 sources and for 308 annotations

Dendrogyra cylindrus

Description:

"Pillar Coral"
digitate coral, it resembles fingers or a cluster of cigars, growing up from the sea floor without any secondary branching. It is large and can grow on both flat and sloping surfaces at depths down to 20 m (65 ft). It is one of the few types of hard coral in which the polyps can commonly be seen feeding during the day.

Used in these sources:

Espiritu Santo-Xcalak | St. John 2016 | Akumal, Mexico | Bocas Sand 2017 | Bonaire bleaching survey 2018 | Buck Island | CCMI 2018 Rutgers Course | Darwin Cayman Brac | Institute of Marine Affairs | MarineGEO 2017 | MarineGEO Belize 2 | MarineGEO Belize 2018 | Opwall SVS Utila | St John 2016, 2017,2019 | St. John November 2017 | St. John Octocorals 2018 | Tela lionfish project | UNAM Mexican Caribbean 2016 |

Create Date: Oct. 9, 2015, 1 a.m.

Created By: seemannj

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