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" Upon the reefs enclosing the harbor of Rewa, (Viti Lebu,) where a large river three hundred yards wide empties, which during freshets enables vessels at anchor two and a half miles off its mouth to dip up fresh water alongside, there is a single porous... "
Corals and Coral Islands - Page 118
by James Dwight Dana - 1872 - 398 pages
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The American Journal of Science, Volume 62

Science - 1851
...some growing even in impure waters. One species was the only coral observed in the lagoon of Hondeu Island (Paumotus), all others having disappeared owing...situations, there were usually great numbers of Alcyonia and Xeniee. Poriles also occur in the impure waters adjoining the shores; and the massive species in such...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Volume 52

Science - 1852
...miles off its mouth to dip up fresh water alongside, there is a single porous species of Madrepora (Jf. cribripora) growing here and there in patches over...most common. In many instances, the living Porites are seen standing six inches above low tide, where they were exposed to sunshine and to rains ; and...
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: Exhibiting a View of the ..., Volume 52

Science - 1852
...miles off its mouth to dip up fresh water alongside, there is a single porous species of Madrepora (J/. cribripora) growing here and there in patches over...Porites are most common. In many instances, the living Poritea are seen standing six inches above low tide, where they were exposed to sunshine and to rains...
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ON CORAL REEFS AND ISLANDS

JAMES D. DANA - 1853
...Mr. JP Couthouy. loporas are not uncommon, though requiring pure waters. There are also Madreporas, some growing even in impure waters. One species was...situations, there were usually great numbers of Alcyonia and Xenise. Porites also occur in the impure waters adjoining the shores; and the massive species in such...
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Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences

Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences - Natural history - 1898
...pp. 219-219, Pis. I.-V. t Report, Vol. XVI., П., р. 36. t Corals and Coral Islands, 1872, p. 120. and there in patches over a surface of dead coral...other regions species of Porites are most common.'' Several species of corals grow at the mouth of the Rio della Plata. Por/ķes limosa flourishes in muddy...
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Corals and coral islands

James D. Dana - 1899
...hundred yards wide empties, which during freshets enables vessels at anchor two and a half miles oif its mouth to dip up fresh water alongside, there is...situations, there were usually great numbers of Alcyonia and Xeniae. The Siderinae endure well exposure to the air. The exposure of six inches above low tide, where...
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Organic Evolution: A Text-book

Richard Swann Lull - Evolution - 1917 - 729 pages
...its mouth to dip up fresh water alongside, there is a single species of Madrepora (M. eribripora), growing here and there in patches over a surface of...other regions species of Porites are most common.' Several species of corals grow at the mouth of the Rio della Plata." Nevertheless, no stony coral has...
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Organic Evolution

Richard Swann Lull - Evolution - 1922 - 729 pages
...zYt miles off its mouth to dip up fresh water alongside, there is a single species of Madrepora (Af. cribripora), growing here and there in patches over...other regions species of Porites are most common.' Several species of corals grow at the mouth of the Rio della Plata." Nevertheless, no stony coral has...
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