Corals-Raw material for industries

Jacob, P G (1973) Corals-Raw material for industries. Seafood Export Journal, 5. pp. 35-37.


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The class Anthozoa of phylum coelenterata includes the corals, sea- anemones, sea fans and gorgonians. Until the beginning of the 18th centuary corals and their relatives were generally regarded as plants. It was Peysonnel, a Marseilles physician who showed that corals are animals which move and eat. Coral organisms are polyps like the sea anemones.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Corals; raw material; industries
Subjects: Marine Ecosystems > Coral Reefs
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
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Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2010 11:21
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:27

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