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ready Coral Trait Database

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The Coral Trait Database is a growing compilation of scleractinian coral life history trait, phylogenetic and biogeographic data. As of today, there are 68247 coral observations with 105243 trait entries of 147 traits for 1548 coral species in the database. Most of these entries are for shallow-water, reef-building species.

How to cite this record Coral Trait Database; Coral Trait Database; DOI:; Last edited: Jan. 8, 2019, 1:22 p.m.; Last accessed: Jan 27 2022 7:41 a.m.

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Record added: April 21, 2016, 12:04 p.m.
Record updated: April 21, 2016, 10:05 p.m. by jmadin.



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The Coral Trait Database, a curated database of trait information for coral species from the global oceans.

Madin JS,Anderson KD,Andreasen MH,Bridge TC,Cairns SD,Connolly SR,Darling ES,Diaz M,Falster DS,Franklin EC,Gates RD,Hoogenboom MO,Huang D,Keith SA,Kosnik MA,Kuo CY,Lough JM,Lovelock CE,Luiz O,Martinelli J,Mizerek T,Pandolfi JM,Pochon X,Pratchett MS,Putnam HM,Roberts TE,Stat M,Wallace CC,Widman E,Baird AH
Sci Data 2016

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