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Family Agariciidae

INDO-PACIFIC

Coeloseris mayeri

Poloa, Tutuila, American Samoa, 25 feet

 

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Wakatobi, Indonesia

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MAYER'S CORAL

Uncommon on reef slopes.  Encrusting with hexagonal calices with shared septo-costae.  Retracted tentacles apparent as tiny dots between ribs just below calyx margins.  Greenish or yellowish-brown with dark centers.  Indo-Pacific, East Africa to Japan & Samoa.