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Family Oculinidae

TROPICAL WESTERN ATLANTIC

Oculina diffusa

Higg's Beach, Key West, FL, 15 feet

DIFFUSE IVORY BUSH CORAL

Uncommon in shaded areas on reefs or seagrass beds.  Thin ragged branches with calices 5mm in diameter, white or light tan.  Florida to Venezuela & the Gulf of Mexico.