Functional Group: Hard coral
Default Short Code: Diaser
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Genus of hard corals with flat, sloitary, free-living polyps which are composed of several fan-shaped segments with a mouth situated at the point of divergence of the segments. Septa are thick with blunt teeth resembling rows of granules. Corals are commonly inflated with water. Similar genus: resemples Cycloseris. Two recognised species Diaseris distorta and Diaseris fragilis.
For more information see: https://coral.aims.gov.au/info/structure-colony.jsp https://coral.aims.gov.au/info/factsheets.jsp
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Benthic Genus Level | Maldives ACA |
Create Date: Oct. 3, 2018, 4:14 a.m.
Created By: Chico