Acta Palaeontologica Polonica

Morphogenesis in corals: methodological aspect

Boris V. Preobrazhensky

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 25 (3-4), 1980: 473-476

Teleologic approach to the coral morphogenetic studies shows no promise. The knowledge of coral growth physiology enables the us'e or its major characters for modelling the growth process in an experiment based on the fundamental principles of Pierre Currie's Symmetry Theory. Light is a major morphogenetic factor iorhetmatyplc colonial corals.

Key words: Corals, morphogenesis, methodology.

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