International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

Volume 1, Issue 6

Two new records of Scleractinian Corals from Saint Martin’s Island, Bangladesh.

Author(s): Tariq Masood Ali Khan, Abid Raza and S. Shahid Shaukat

Abstract: Two species of scleractian corals Faviees melieerum Ehrenberg, 1834 belonging to the Family Faviidae and Porites profundus Rehberg, 1892 belonging to the family Poritidae were collected from Saint Martin’s Island, Bangladesh in 2002. These species have been deposited in Environmental Lab of Institute of Environmental Studies, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan. The present study presents detailed morphological and taxonomical description of the present collection.

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