Madrepore Coral

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Madrepore ("mother of pores") is a coral of the genus Madrepora, found often forming reefs or islands in tropical locations. They reproduce in three separate ways as discovered by the Victorian marine zoologist Anna Thynne (1806-1866). The name was formerly applied universally to any stone coral.


The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (New York, NY: The Century Co., 1889)


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