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Family Acroporidae

HAWAII

Montipora incrassata

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 30 feet

 

Sharks Cove, Oahu, 40 feet

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 30 feet

 

Kona Village, Hawaii, 20 feet

Ahihi Bay, Maui, 4 feet

PITTED RICE CORAL

Uncommon in shallow water exposed to surge.  Forms thick knobby clumps or spreading sheets with thick margins.  Tiny calices are immersed in deep cavities sometimes separated by short irregular ridges.  Light grayish brown with white.  Reported from Hawaii as Montipora studeri