Acropora Research Paper

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Acropora are from the Subclass Zoantharia and the Order Scleractinia. They are found in upper reef slopes, where the current is very strong. Some species are also found in deep water, lagoons, and silted water. Acropora corals are the largest, most contributing coral for reef formations in the world. In the wild they are the most tolerant of water temperatures, salinity changes, water movement, and lighting, but in captivity they can prove to be very difficult to keep. In the ocean, they are the first to arrive at a reef and spread quickly.
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