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Family Merulinidae

INDO-PACIFIC

Hydnophora exesa

 Wakatobi, Indonesia, 25 feet

COMMON HORN CORAL

Fairly common on shallow reefs.  Encrusting, hemispherical, plate-like, or columnar with star-shaped cones 5 to 8mm in diameter, pale tan or green.  Red Sea east through Japan and Samoa.