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Updated 1/27/2013

Family Faviidae

HAWAII

Leptastrea bewickensis

Sharks Cove, Oahu, 45 feet

 

Nanakuli, Oahu, 25 feet

Sharks Cove, Oahu, 25 feet

 

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Kahe Point, Oahu, 20 feet

 

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Sharks Cove, Oahu, 35 feet

 

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Sharks Cove, Oahu, 35 feet

 

Kewalo, Oahu, 35 feet

Kewalo Pipe, Oahu, 50 feet

 

Pokai Bay, Oahu, 15 feet

 

Sharks Cove, Oahu, 35 feet

 

Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 20 feet

Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 20 feet

 

Blowhole, Oahu, 25 feet

BEWICK CORAL

Common as encrusting sheets on pavement-like reefs exposed to surge.  Pit-like calices are tightly packed and surrounded by thick irregular septa.  Tan mottled with rusty brown, calices with white centers often choked with sand.  Spotted Coral is uniform in color with orderly septa.  Hawaii & the Indo-West Pacific.