Name: Corals: Stony corals: Encrusting
Functional Group: Hard coral
Default Short Code: CEN
Stats: Used in 80 sources and for 10978 annotations
When coral colonies become flatter than they are tall they are termed encrusting. They are lichen like in form and low, thin, spreading and adhering to the substrate. Small encrusting stony corals may be confused with encrusting sponges.
Used in these sources:
Colby Bermuda 2017 | Espiritu Santo-Xcalak | Aimi Osman | ALL2017 | Al Lith Survey 2017 | Coral Resiliance Tony | Davies OATS sites | Duba2014 | Fathom Pacific | GBR2015 | Gus - 3D structure NSW | Material type | Myrmidon_AUV_Real | Rabigh2016 & Duba2017 | RLS - Bouddi (MA+BC) | RLS - Shelly Beach (SB) | Save the Beach | SEY2011 | Shannen - PQs | SIMP Bleaching 2016 | SIMP Hamish 2017 | Southern Red Sea | Sri Lanka | SRSCRMP | Subtropical benthic monitoring | Thuwal2016 | TNC - Kaupulehu | UNAM Mexican Caribbean 2016 | VirtuousCircle | Windward Reef Lizard Island | WSU West Hawaii |
Create Date: Sept. 24, 2013, 11:54 a.m.
Created By: renata