Introduction to Coral Famalies and Genera

As you will recall from the Ecological Monitoring Program Course, corals are part of the phylum called Cnidaria, along with the hydroids (Hydrozoa), and jellyfish (Scyphozoa and Cuboza). Sea anemones, soft corals, corallimorphs, and zoanthids make up the class Anthozoa alongside the hard corals, which are known as the order Scleractinia.  The order has gone […]