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Coral skeletal anomalies resulting from abnormal development of skeleton and associated tissue. Deposition of exoskeleton is altered and morphological features differ markedly from those of the surrounding skeleton and tissue in shape, presence of polyps, size of tissue and skeletal elements, color of tissue, and rate of growth. Can develop on any region of the colony, lesions expand outward and may coalesce. Up to 20-cm in diameter.
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