Blue Coral: Heliopora coerulea in the Reef Aquarium

CORAL Magazine ArticleSeptember/October, 2022

By Felix Puff & Massimo Morpurgo


Babcock, R. (1990): Reproduction and development of the Blue Coral Heliopora coerulea (Alcyonaria: Coenothecalia). Marine Biology 104: 475–481.

Harii, S., C. Hongo, M. Ishihara, Y. Ide & H. Kayanne (2014): Impacts of multiple disturbances on coral communities…

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