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Fungia fungites (Linnaeus, 1758)                                                

Common Mushroom Coral

Ben Murphy (2012)

 

 

 

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Summary


Physical Description


Ecology


Life History & Behaviour


Anatomy & Physiology


Evolution & Systematics


Biogeographic Distribution


Conservation & Threats


References & Links

References & Links


Australian Institute of Marine Science (2011a) Corals of the World, Fungia Fungites. Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia. http://coral.aims.gov.au/speciesPages/species_metadata/0173/view#  viewed October 2012

Australian Institute of Marine Science (2011b) Corals of the World, Fungia Scutinaria . Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia. http://coral.aims.gov.au/speciesPages/species_metadata/0182/view  viewed October 2012

Chadwick-Furman, N & Loya, Y. 1992. Migration, habitat use, and competition among mobile corals (Scleractinia:Fungiidae) in the gulf of Eilat, Red Sea. Marine Biology 114: 317-623

Erjardt H & Knop D. 2005. Corals Indo-Pacific Field Guide, 1st edn, IKAN, Frankfurt, Germany

Fearon, RJ & Cameron. 1997. Preliminary evidence supporting the ability of hermatypic corals to affect adversely larvae and early settlement stages of hard corals. Journal of Chemical Ecology 23(7) 1769-1780

Gilmpur, JP 2002(a). Substantial asexual recruitment of mushroom corals contributed little population genetics of adults in conditions of chronic sedimentation

Gilmour JP 2002(b). Acute sedimentation causes size-specific mortality and asexual budding in the mushroom coral Fungia fungites. Mar Freshwater Res 53:805–812

Glynn, PW.1998. Bioerosion and coral-reef growth: a dynamic balance. Life and death of coral reefs 68-95.

Gilmour, PJ. 2004(a). Asexual budding in Fungiid corals. Coral Reefs 23:595

Gilmour, PJ. 2004(b). Size-structure of populations of the mushroom coral Fungia fungites: the role of disturbance. Coral Reefs 23:493-504

Gittenberger, A, Reijnen, BT & Hoeksema, BW. 2011. A molecularly based phylogent reconstruction of mushroom corals (Scleractinia: Fungiidae) with taxonomic consequences and evolutionary implications for life histroy traits. Contributions to Zoology. 80(2):107-132

Hoeksema, E., Obura, C., Wood, E., Rogers, A. & Quibilan, M. 2008. Fungia fungites. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 October 2012.

Hoeksema BW & Waheed Z. 2012. It pays to have a big mouth: mushroom corals ingesting salps at northwest Borneo. Marine Biodiv 42:297-302

Hoeksema, BW & Yeemin, BW. 2011. Late detachment conceals serial budding by the free-living coral Fungia fungites in the Inner Gulf of Thailand. Coral Reefs 30:975

Jokiel, P. L., Cowdin, H. P. (1976). Hydromechanical adaptation in the solitary free-living coral Fungia scutaria. Nature, Lond. 262:212-213

Pratchett, MS. 2007. Feeding preferences of Acanthaster planci (Echinodermate: Asteroidea) under controlled conditions and food availability. Pacific Science 61(1):113-120

Ruppert, E. E., Fox, R. S. & Barnes, R. D. 2004. Invertebrate Ecology: A Functional Evolutionary Approach, Seventh Edition. Brooks/Coles, USA.

Stafford-SMith MG, 1993. Sediment- rejection efficiency of 22 species of Australian scleractinian corals. Marine Biology 115, 229-243

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