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Manicina areolata (rose coral)


Wikipedia Abstract

Manicina areolata, commonly known as rose coral, is a colonial species of stony coral in the family Faviidae. It occurs in shallow water in the West Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea, sometimes as small solid heads and sometimes as unattached cone-shaped forms.
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Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Florida Aquarium
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium


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Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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