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Family Pocilloporidae

INDO-PACIFIC

Seriatopora guttatus

Wakatobi, Indonesia

DOTTED SERIATOPORA

Common on shallow reefs or under ledges in calm water.  Low-growing cylindrical branches of uniform diameter with rounded tips, tentacles usually extended by day, color variable.  Seriatopora hystrix has tapering branches with sharp tips.  Indo-Pacific, East Africa to Taiwan east to the Solomon Islands.