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Contribution to the knowledge of the stony corals from the Seychelles and Eastern Africa
Best, M.W.; Faure, G.; Pichon, M. (1980). Contribution to the knowledge of the stony corals from the Seychelles and Eastern Africa. Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr. 94(3): 600-627
In: Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines. M. Hayez: Tervuren. ISSN 0035-1814, more
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  • Best, M.W.
  • Faure, G.
  • Pichon, M.

Abstract
    During several expeditions to the Seychelles, Mozambique and South-East Africa (1966, 1969, 1972) organized by the Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale et Tervuren and the Universite Libre de Bruxelles, a large collection of stony corals was made. A short explanation on the problem of the identification of Scleractinian corals and the level reached at the presented time is given. A historical review on previous work carried out in this area is summarized and a comparison with Pacific coral reef studies is made. Finally a list of the species collected is given with some taxonomical, ecological or geographical data whenever needed.

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