Data about <i>Porites astreoides</i>

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Distribution

 
latitude min
  • latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
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-27.2 degrees
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  • latitude
    The geographic latitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are north of the Equator, negative values are south of it. Legal values lie between -90 and 90, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLatitude
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32.33 degrees
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    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
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-97.8 degrees
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  • longitude
    The geographic longitude (in decimal degrees, using the spatial reference system given in geodeticDatum) of the geographic center of a Location. Positive values are east of the Greenwich Meridian, negative values are west of it. Legal values lie between -180 and 180, inclusive.
    http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/decimalLongitude
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-22.8 degrees
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Physical Description

 
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1.26 g/cm³
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1.4 g/cm³
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1.48 g/cm³
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1.62 g/cm³
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1.67 g/cm³
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1.67 g/cm³
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1.68 g/cm³
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Ecology

 
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archipelago
  • archipelago
    A group of geographically or geologically associated islands.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000220
Environments - EOL project  
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bay
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coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
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coral reef
  • coral reef
    Aragonite structures produced by living organisms, found in shallow, marine waters with little nutrients in the water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000150
Environments - EOL project  
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coral reef
  • coral reef
    Aragonite structures produced by living organisms, found in shallow, marine waters with little nutrients in the water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000150
Environments - EOL project  
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lagoon
  • lagoon
    A sheet of saline water separated from the open sea by sand or shingle banks. The sheet of water between an offshore reef, especially of coral and mainland. The sheet of water within a ring or horseshoe shaped atoll.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000038
Environments - EOL project  
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marine biome
  • marine biome
    An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
Environments - EOL project  
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marine habitat
  • marine habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a sea or ocean containing high concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (typically >35 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000569
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neritic sub-littoral zone
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ocean
  • ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
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oceanic zone
  • oceanic zone
    The water mass of an ocean that is not above a continental shelf.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000207
Environments - EOL project  
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pebble
  • pebble
    A clastic rock with a particle size of 4 to 64 millimeters based on the Krumbein phi scale of sedimentology.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002139
Environments - EOL project  
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reef
  • reef
    A ridge of rocks, lying near the surface of the sea, which may be visible at low tide, but is usually covered by water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000130
Environments - EOL project  
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reef
  • reef
    A ridge of rocks, lying near the surface of the sea, which may be visible at low tide, but is usually covered by water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000130
Environments - EOL project  
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sea
  • sea
    A large expanse of saline water usually connected with an ocean.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000016
Environments - EOL project  
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sea grass bed
  • sea grass bed
    Seagrass beds are highly diverse and productive ecosystems, and can harbour hundreds of associated species from all phyla. They partly create their own habitat: the leaves slow down water-currents increasing sedimentation, and the seagrass roots and rhizomes stabilize the seabed.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000059
Environments - EOL project  
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tropical
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water depth max
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111.5 m
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water nitrate concentration min
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0.024 µmol/L
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water nitrate concentration max
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8.03 µmol/L
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water temperature min
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19.82 degrees Celsius
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water temperature max
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28.07 degrees Celsius
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water silicate concentration min
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0.8 µmol/L
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water silicate concentration max
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5.08 µmol/L
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water phosphate concentration min
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0.02 µmol/L
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water phosphate concentration max
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0.38 µmol/L
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water dissolved O2 concentration min
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3.99 mL/L
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water dissolved O2 concentration max
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5.09 mL/L
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water O2 saturation min
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77.54 percent
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water O2 saturation max
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104.07 percent
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water salinity min
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34.67 PSU
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water salinity max
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37.17 PSU
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Area/mass ratio mean
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0.75 cm²/g
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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0.78 cm²/g
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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0.78 cm²/g
Biodiversity Literature Datasets  
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0.78 cm²/g
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Evolution and Systematics

 
first appearance (older bound)
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23.03 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
first appearance (younger bound)
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15.97 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (older bound)
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0.0117 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (younger bound)
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0 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  

Conservation

 
population trend
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Increasing
IUCN  
 
conservation status
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least concern
  • least concern
    A taxon is Least Concern when it has been evaluated against the criteria and does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered, Vulnerable or Near Threatened. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/leastConcern
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