2018/09/06
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Hong Kong Corals & the Associated Marine Life

What are the common marine organisms found in coral areas of Hong Kong?

The coral-associated organisms found in Hong Kong are very diverse. The most common groups are classified as follows:
Phylum Porifera Sponges
Phylum Cnidaria

Hydroids
Sea Anemones

Phyla Platyhelminthes & Annelida Flatworms & Segmented Worms
Phylum Mollusca

Snails & Sea Slugs
Clams & Oysters
Octopus, Cuttlefish & Squids

Phylum Arthropoda Shrimps & Crabs
Phylum Echinodermata

Starfish & Brittle Stars
Feather Stars & Sea Urchins
Sea Cucumbers

Phylum Chordata

Sea Squirts
Reef Fish

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