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Family Mussidae

WESTERN ATLANTIC

Scolymia cubensis

Benwood wreck, Key Largo, FL, 40 feet

ARTICHOKE CORAL

Uncommon on reefs and ledges.  Solitary or in small groups, thin with fine uniform ribs, brown, red, orange, green, tan or mottled.  Similar to Mussa angulosa.  Florida to Brazil & the Gulf of Mexico.