Onset of autotomy in an attached Cycloseris coral

Bert W Hoeksema, and Zarinah Waheed, (2012) Onset of autotomy in an attached Cycloseris coral. Galaxea, Journal of Coral Reef Studies, 14. pp. 1-2.

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(Scleractinia: Fungiidae) are either complete individuals or fragments in various stages of fission and regeneration (Hoeksema and Waheed 2011). Their fragmentation is initiated by a process of radial skeleton dissolution called autotomy (Yamashiro et al. 1989; Yamashiro and Nishihira 1994). Only unattached fragmenting corals are known, representing the adult anthocyathus stage. The anthocaulus stage in which juveniles of free-living species are still attached, as in

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Fragmentation , Free-living , Fungiidae , Mushroom corals
Subjects: S Agriculture > SH Aquaculture. Fisheries. Angling
Divisions: SCHOOL > Borneo Marine Research Institute
Depositing User: Noraini
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2018 08:27
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2018 08:27
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/20688

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