Particular Qualities Of Identification And Taxonomy Of Some Scleractinian (Scleractinia: Astrocoeniina) Family Acroporidae Verrill, 1903  

Yuri Ya. Latypov
A.V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology FEB RAS, Vladivostok, 690041, Russia
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International Journal of Marine Science, 2016, Vol. 6, No. 16   doi: 10.5376/ijms.2016.06.0016
Received: 12 Feb., 2016    Accepted: 15 Mar., 2016    Published: 15 Mar., 2016
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Latypov, 2016, Particular Qualities of Identification and Taxonomy of Some Scleractinian (Scleractinia: Astrocoeniina) Family Acroporidae Verrill, 1903, International Journal of Marine Science, 6(16): 1-8 (doi: 10.5376/ijms.2016.06.0016)


Brief history of taxonomy and identification of one of the diverse groups of the hermatypic coral family Acroporidae. Drawn attention to the difficulties and errors that have occurred in their taxonomy. Describes the terminology and morphological characteristics that can be successful identification and description of corals of the family.

Family Acroporidae; History Study; Systematics; Signs
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