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Updated 6/28/2016

Family Faviidae


Diploastrea heliopora

Sunabe, Okinawa, 25 feet



A distinctive species locally common along reef dropoffs.  Large domes up to several meters wide, evenly-spaced exsert corallites with granulated ribs.  Color variable, tan, brown, gray or green.  Indo-Pacific, Red Sea to Samoa.