Zonation of Uplifted Pleistocene Coral Reefs on Barbados, West Indies

Science  05 May 1967:
Vol. 156, Issue 3775, pp. 638-640
DOI: 10.1126/science.156.3775.638


The coral species composition of uplifted Pleistocene reefs on Barbados is very similar to Recent West Indian reefs. Acropora palmata, Acropora cervicornis, and Montastrea annularis are qtuantitatively the most important of the coral species.