Pocillopora damicornis

Stony Coral

Pocillopora damicornis, Steinkoralle, Stony Coral
code: WHTFT0244
Pocillopora damicornis, Steinkoralle, Stony Coral
code: WNTFT0086


Exif Keywords: Meer, Meerestier, Meerestiere, Niedere Tiere, Wirbellose, Invertebrata, Invertebrate, Invertebrates, Korallenriff, coral reef, Cnidaria, Hohltiere, Hohltier, Koralle, Korallen, coral
Exif ImageDescription: Pocillopora damicornis, Steinkoralle, Stony Coral

Scleractinia, also called Stony corals, are exclusively marine animals; they are very similar to sea anemones but generate a hard skeleton. They first appeared in the Middle Triassic and replaced tabulate and rugose corals that went extinct at the end of the Permian. Much of the framework of coral reefs is formed by scleractinians. ... Source:Wikipedia



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