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Madreporaria British & World English

Another term for Scleractinia.

Madreporaria in coral British & World English

A sedentary coelenterate of warm and tropical seas, with a calcareous, horny, or soft skeleton. Most corals are colonial and many rely on the presence of green algae in their tissues to obtain energy from sunlight

Madreporaria in cup coral British & World English

A small brightly coloured solitary coral with tentacles that end in small knobs, sometimes found in colder seas