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Updated 11/27/2015

Family Agariciidae


Leptoseris incrustans

YO-257 wreck, Oahu, 90 feet



Halona Blowhole, Oahu, 30 feet



cropped images above


Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 60 feet


Sharks Cove, Oahu, 30 feet

Molokini Back Wall, 50 feet


Sharks Cove, O'ahu, 45 feet


Kaiaka Wall, O'ahu, 75 feet

Hale'iwa Trench, O'ahu, 70 feet


Fairly common on vertical surfaces at scuba depth.  Forms small encrustations that are very lumpy where exposed to light or nearly smooth in shaded areas, calices are difficult to distinguish, fine septa of equal width, microscopically serrate.  Dark brown to red, raised surfaces lighter.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.

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