Biodiv Sci ›› 1999, Vol. 07 ›› Issue (3): 181-188.  DOI: 10.17520/biods.1999028

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The diversity of scleractinian coral associated species in Dongshan, Fujian Province

HUANG Zong-Guo, ZHENG Cheng-Xing,LI Chuan-Yan,WANG Jian-Jun, ZOU Ren-Lin   

  1. 1) Third Institute of Oceanography , State Oceanic Administration , Xiamen  361005
    2) South China Sea Institute of Oceanology , Chinese Academy of Sciences , Guangzhou 510301
  • Received:1998-08-17 Revised:1999-02-01 Online:1999-08-20 Published:1999-08-20

Abstract: A total of six species of scleractinian corals was recorded in Dongshan of Fujian Province , China , including Cyphast rea serralia , Favia speciosa , and Turbinaria peltata et al. In the stereoscopic habitat formed by corals , 154 associated species were found. They either lived in caves or crevices , attached on corals , buried in corals or were errant . Buried barnacles Nobia conjugatum , mussels in caves Lithophaga malaccana and Gregariella coralliophaga are the feature of the coral associated species.