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Family Milleporidae

INDO-PACIFIC

Millepora platyphylla

Tutuila, American Samoa 

BLADE FIRE CORAL

Common on shallow reefs exposed to wave action.  Similar to Millepora complanata of the Tropical Western Atlantic.  Indo-Pacific excluding Hawaii.

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