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Updated 11/27/2015

Family Agariciidae

HAWAII

Gardineroseris planulata

Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 40 feet

 

Leone, Tutuila, American Samoa, 15 feet

 

Honaunau, Hawaii, 50 feet

 

Wakatobi, Indonesia, 35 feet

 



with Pavona varians below


Hale'iwa Trench, O'ahu, 50 feet



Hale'iwa Trench, O'ahu, 50 feet
 
   

HONEYCOMB CORAL

Uncommon on reef slopes of the Indo-Pacific and rare from a few locations on Oahu, Maui, Kaho'olawe, and the Kona Coast.  Forms massive encrustations or knobby mounds with free edges, calices medium or large, immersed, with sharp walls.  Golden brown with white margins.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.

All coral skeletons illustrated are from scientific collections taken prior to 1998.