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Family Merulinidae

INDO-PACIFIC

Hydnophora rigida

 Wakatobi, Indonesia, 25 feet

BRANCHING HORN CORAL

Locally common on protected reefs where it may form large thickets.  Irregular branches with series of sharp ridges, pale tan or green.  Indo-Pacific, East Africa to Okinawa and Melanesia.