Three Records of the Genus Tubastraea (Anthozoa:Hexacorallia: Scleractinia: Dendrophylliidae) from Korea

  title={Three Records of the Genus Tubastraea (Anthozoa:Hexacorallia: Scleractinia: Dendrophylliidae) from Korea},
  author={E. Choi and J. Song},
  journal={Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity},
  • E. Choi, J. Song
  • Published 2017
  • Biology
  • Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity
  • This study reports three species in the genus Tubastraea from Korea: Tubastraea coccinea Lesson, 1829; Tubastraea faulkneri Wells, 1982; and Tubastraea micranthus (Ehrenberg, 1834). Tubastraea faulkneri and T. micranthus are newly recorded in Korea. The specimens of three species were collected in the subtidal zones off Jeju-do between 1991 and 2010. The two newly recorded species were described in detail based upon the morphological characters of skeletal structures. The previous records of T… CONTINUE READING

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