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Updated 3/8/2014

Family Poritidae

HAWAII

Porites evermanni   

Kaiwi Point, Hawaii, 50 feet

 

Mahukona, Hawaii, 40 feet

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 50 feet

 

Kewalo Pipe, Oahu, 50 feet

Kewalo, Oahu, 35 feet

 

cropped

Puako, Hawaii, 35 feet

 

 

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 35 feet

Honaunau, Hawaii, 30 feet

 

Kaiona, Waimanalo, Oahu

 

Silt & fishing line, Makai Pier, Waimanalo, Oahu

Mostly dead, Makai Pier, Waimanalo, Oahu

 

Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 15 feet

Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 15 feet

 

P. lobata (L) & P. evermanni (R), Mokolea Islet, Oahu, 30 feet

 

P. lobata (R) & P. evermanni (F), 

Puako, Hawaii, 35 feet

 

Kewalo Pipe, Oahu, 50 feet

 

Makai Pier, Oahu, 12 feet



Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 4 feet

BROWN LOBE CORAL

Common on shallow reefs.  Forms massive brown or purplish gray colonies with inflated, often squared-off lobes.  Calices are small and very shallow with smooth narrow walls, retracted polyps are flush with the surrounding area.  Endemic to Hawaii.  Replaced by Porites lutea throughout the Indo-Pacific.