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Rhizangiidae

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Rhizangiidae is a family of stony corals in the order Scleractinia. This family is closely related to Oculinidae. Members of this family are non-reef building corals and reproduce from stolons. The corallites are small and the septa are simple.[1]

Genera

The World Register of Marine Species includes the following genera in the family:[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c Cairns, Stephen (2014). "Rhizangiidae - d'Orbigny, 1851". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 2015-02-08.
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Rhizangiidae: Brief Summary

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Rhizangiidae is a family of stony corals in the order Scleractinia. This family is closely related to Oculinidae. Members of this family are non-reef building corals and reproduce from stolons. The corallites are small and the septa are simple.

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Ahermatypic colonial corals reproducing from stolons. Corallites are small, with simple septa. Related family is Oculinidae. (Veron, 1986 <57>).
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