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BS Media in Zoology
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 16:58

CORAL REEFS: TYPES AND FORMATION

A coral reef is a ridge in the sea with its upper surface nearer to the surface of water. This ridge is formed by calcium carbonate secreted coral organisms of cnidarians. These reefs are formed in warm, clear and shallow sea waters. Hence these reefs are confined to tropical regions…

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BS Media in Zoology
Tuesday, 17 May 2016 11:40

FORMATION OF CORALS AND TYPES

INTRODUCTION   Corals are developed by the coelenterate organisms. Corals are a deposit of calcium car­bonate. The coelenterate animal produces calcareous skeleton. But most coral pro­ducing polyps belong to the class Anthozoa. The true stony corals belong to the order Madreporaria of class Anthozoa. Many Solitary and colonial anthozoans produce…

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  • How corals are formed
  • Procedure for the formation of coral reef
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