REPORT

of the

SCIENTIFIC RESULTS

of the
  
 VOYAGE OF H.M.S. CHALLENGER
DURING THE YEARS 1873-76

under the command of
 Captain GEORGE S. NARES, R.N. F.R.S.

and the late
Captain FRANK TOURLE THOMSON, R.N.

Prepared under the Superintendence of

the late
Sir. C. WYVILLE THOMSON, Knt., F.R.S., &c.
Regius Professor of Natural History in the University of Edinburgh
Director of the Civilian Scientific Staff on board

and now of
JOHN MURRAY, LL.D., Ph. D. &c.
One of the naturalists of the expedition.


ZOOLOGY Volume XLVI

1886

 Report on the Reef-Corals collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the Years 1873-76.


by

 John J. Quelch, B.Sc. Lond.,
late Assistant, British Museum;
Curator of the British Guiana Museum, Georgetown, Demerara 1886.


Note by John Murray



CONTENTS.

Preface 1   001  002  003

Introduction 3  
003  004  005  006  007  008  009

Distribution

    Atlantic Region 9  
009  010  011  012  013  014
   
    Pacific Region 14  
014  015  016  017  018  019  020  021  022  023  024  025  026  027  028  029  030  031  032  033

General Results of Distribution 33  
033  034  035  036  037

Classification 37  
037  038  039  040  041  042  043  044  045

    Tabular View of the Families and Genera in the Collection 45  
045  046

Description of Genera and Species

Section MADREPORARIA APOROSA

    Family Oculinidæ 47 
(plate 1)   047  048  049  050  051  052  053  054  055  056  057

    Family Pocilloporidæ 57 (plates 1-2) 
057  058  059  060  061  062  063  064  065  066  067  068  069  070

    Family Astræidæ   70 (plates 2-4) 
070  071  072  073  074  075  076  077  078  079  080  081  082  083  084  085  086  087  088  089  090  091  092  093  094  095  096  097  098  099  100  101  102  103  104  105  106  107  108  109  110

    Family Cyathophyllidæ 110 (plate 12) 
110  111  112  113

Section MADREPORARIA FUNGIDA

    Family Plesiofungidæ  113 (plate 5)  
113  114  115  116  117  118  119

    Family Cycloseridæ  119 (plates 5-6)  
119  120  121  122  123  124  125  126  127  128  129  130

    Family Fungidæ  130 (plates 6-7)  
130  131  132  133  134  135  136  137  138  139  140  141  142  143  144  145

Section MADREPORARIA PERFORATA

    Family Eupsammidæ 145 (plate 7)  
145  146  147

    Family Madreporidæ  147 (plates 7-10) 
147  148  149  150  151  152  153  154  155  156  157  158  159  160  161  162  163  164  165  166  167  168  169  170  171  172  173  174  175  176  177  178

    Family Poritidæ  178 (plate 11)  
178  179  180  181  182  183  184  185  186  187  188  189  190

HYDROCORALLINÆ

    Family Milleporidæ  190 (plate 7) 
190  191  192  193  194  195

Index  195  
195  196  197  198  199  200  201  202  203




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