Space partitioning by symbiotic shrimp species cohabitating in the mushroom coral Heliofungia actiniformis at Semporna, eastern Sabah

@article{Hoeksema2011SpacePB,
  title={Space partitioning by symbiotic shrimp species cohabitating in the mushroom coral Heliofungia actiniformis at Semporna, eastern Sabah},
  author={B. Hoeksema and C. Fransen},
  journal={Coral Reefs},
  year={2011},
  volume={30},
  pages={519}
}
  • B. Hoeksema, C. Fransen
  • Published 2011
  • Biology
  • Coral Reefs
  • Many pontoniine shrimps are known as symbionts of anthozoans, such as scleractinian corals and sea anemones (Fransen 1989). So far, six shrimp species have been recorded from the solitary, free-living mushroom coral Heliofungia actiniformis (Quoy and Gaimard 1833), a coral resembling a sea anemone with long tentacles (De Grave 1998). During the Semporna Marine Ecological Expedition (SMEE2010), eastern Sabah (Malaysia), six shrimp species were observed in association with H. actiniformis… CONTINUE READING
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