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TROPICAL WESTERN ATLANTIC

Isophyllia sinuosa

SE Key West, 25 feet

 

Benwood wreck, Key Largo, 40 feet

SINUOUS CACTUS CORAL

Uncommon on shallow reefs.  Massive or domed with short sinuous valleys, fleshy, green, purple, or yellow with valleys of different color.  Smoother than Mycetophyllia danaana.  Bermuda and Florida to Venezuela.