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15 May 2008 | dataset

An annotated check list of the corals of American Samoa

Reef coral collections from American Samoa are in the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., and in the Hessisches Landesmuseum, Darmstadt, W. Germany. The author has a collection of 790 coral specimens for a total of 1547 items known to be from American Samoa.
A total of 177 species (including 3 species of non-scleractinian corals) belonging to 48 genera and subgenera (including the genera Millepora and Heliopora) known to date are listed with data as of frequency of occurrence and habitat.

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Physical Description: 20 p.

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Reef coral collections from American Samoa are…


Reef coral collections from American Samoa are…

Field Value
Publisher The Smithsonian Institution
Modified 15 February 2022
Release Date 15 May 2008
Source URL
Identifier VL-34693
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location Pacific Region
Relevant Countries Pacific Region
License Public
[Open Data]
Contact Name SPREP Records and Archives Officer
Contact Email [email protected]