Definition of staghorn coral in English:

staghorn coral

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noun

  • A large stony coral with antler-like branches.
    • Genus Acropora, order Scleractinia, in particular A. cervicornis
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    • They are affected by coral bleaching, they're affected by crown-of-thorn starfish, and a lot of things that make coral reefs sick makes the staghorn coral sick first.
    • Likit Boonyasit, district fisheries expert for Bang Sapan Noi said according to a survey, the dive site near Talu and Sang Islands has a lot of sea animals such as staghorn coral, table coral, disc coral, sea anemones and feather stars.
    • I pick up a piece of coral with delicate branches, the Acropora or staghorn coral.

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