Reproductive patterns of fungiid corals in Okinawa, Japan

@inproceedings{Loya2009ReproductivePO,
  title={Reproductive patterns of fungiid corals in Okinawa, Japan},
  author={Yossi Loya and Kazuhiko Sakai and Andrew J. Heyward},
  year={2009}
}
The reproductive modes of corals in the family Fungiidae are relatively poorly known. In this study we document the findings over five years of observations of various reproductive traits and seasonal reproductive patterns of 12 species of mushroom corals from northern Okinawa. We provide new records with respect to sexuality and mode of reproduction for six species: Ctenactis crassa, Fungia paumotensis, F. scruposa, F. granulosa, Halomitra pileus and Sandalolitha dentata. Furthermore, we… CONTINUE READING

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