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Updated 9/13/2013

Family Siderastreidae


Coscinaraea wellsi

Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 80 feet


'Au'au Crater, Hawaii, 140 feet


Kaiaka Wall, Oahu, 75 feet



Uncommon on walls deeper than 75 feet.  Tan with large petaloid septa and dark centers.  Typically forms a small plate with free edges.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.

All coral skeletons illustrated are from scientific collections taken prior to 1998.