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Tutuila, American Samoa
BUTTON, DONUT, or CAT'S EYE CORAL
Uncommon under ledges or on sand in deep water. Solitary
& fleshy, usually attached by a short column, color variable.
Indo-Pacific, Red Sea to Japan and Samoa.
coral skeletons illustrated are from scientific collections taken prior