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Family Agariciidae

HAWAII

Leptoseris mycetoseroides

Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 50 feet

 

cropped

Puako, Hawaii, 20 feet

 

Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 50 feet

 

cropped images

Wakatobi, Indonesia

 

ROPY CORAL

Rare on shaded vertical surfaces.  Forms large encrusting patches with immersed calices surrounded by ropy ridges.  Septa ridge-like with basally serrate margins.  Dark brown and green.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.

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