[Coral-List] reply: coral species distribution

jmcmanus jmcmanus at rsmas.miami.edu
Tue Jan 9 17:14:14 EST 2007

Doug mentioned the best sources. A good example for broad distribution is
Pocillopora verrucosa which extends from the Red Sea to Panama and the full
width of coral reef distribution north to south.

If you let us know more about why you need to know, perhaps we could be more


John W. McManus, PhD
Professor, Marine Biology and Fisheries
Coral Reef Ecology and Management Laboratory (CREM Lab)
Director, National Center for Coral Reef Research (NCORE)
Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
University of Miami, 33149
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 Subject: [Coral-List] coral species distribution
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What species of scleratinia have the broadest geographic distribution 
around the world?
thank you,
Milt McAllister
University of Illinois
mmmcalli at uiuc.edu 

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