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Table 3 Relative coverage and numbers of colonies examined (in parenthesis) for Acropora species

From: Acropora distribution patterns in the northern and northeastern Persian Gulf

Species Larak Farur Khark
Depth (m) Depth (m) Depth (m)
  3 6 9 6 9 3 6 9
A. downingi 28.41 ± 3.73 29.08 ± 9.12 0.47 ± 0.33 24.92 ± 1.25 23.57 ± 1.20 23.88 ± 5.57 23.13 ± 15.52 15.81 ± 4.08
(149) (225) (2) (116) (111) (118) (114) (85)
A. arabensis 9.91 ± 3.64 7.76 ± 0.96 2.34 ± 1.39 3.44 ± 0.23 4.25 ± 0.23 1.71 ± 1.22 1.62 ± 0.46 5.58 ± 1.83
(52) (60) (10) (16) (20) (8) (8) (30)
A. valida 1.14 ± 0.40 0.90 ± 0.42 - 0.86 ± 0.18 1.06 ± 0.15 - - -
(6) (7) (4) (5)
A. muricata 0.38 ± 0.36 - - - - - - -
(2)
A. horrida - 0.16 - 0.19 0.21 - - -
(1) (1) (1)
A. mossambica 0.55 ± 0.49 0.12 - - - - - -
(3) (1)
A. tortuosa - - - 0.24 - - - -
(1)
A. aspera - - - 0.43 ± 0.21 0.42 ± 0.26 0.11 - -
(2) (2) (1)
A. nasuta 0.59 ± 0.53 0.51 ± 0.18 - - - - - -
(3) (4)
A. sp. - - - - - - - 0.19
         (1)