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Updated 6/28/2016

Family Acroporidae

HAWAII

Montipora flabellata

Kapoho tidepool, Hawaii

 

Hanauma Bay, O'ahu, 25 feet

Sharks Cove, Oahu, 25 feet

 

Firehouse, Oahu, 10 feet

Firehouse, Oahu, 10 feet

 

Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 8 feet

Sharks Cove, Oahu, 25 feet

 

Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 8 feet

Kapoho tidepool, Hawaii

 

Kapoho tidepool, Hawaii

 

 

Ahihi Bay, Maui, 10 feet

 

Sharks Cove, Oahu, 20 feet

Makapu'u Pinnacle, Oahu, 25 feet

 

Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 8 feet

Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 8 feet

 

Fluorescent, Blowhole, Oahu, 20 feet



Firehouse, Oahu, 20 feet



Haleiwa Trench, O'ahu, 15 feet



Hanauma Bay, O'ahu, 20 feet


Pupukea Firehouse, O'ahu, 15 feet
 

BLUE RICE CORAL

Common in shallow water exposed to surge.  Encrusting lilac, pink, blue, or rarely brown sheets with calices immersed between irregular ridges of fused rods.  Fluorescent blue color is only present in photographs taken with sunlight.  Hawai'i and the Central Pacific.