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Updated 1/1/2013

Family Galaxauraceae


Dichotomaria marginata

Makapu'u tidepool, Oahu


Sharks Cove, Oahu, Hawaii, 30 feet


Sharks Cove tidepool, Oahu

Makai Pier, Oahu, 10 feet


A distinctive species locally common in shaded areas.  Pink calcified branches cylindrical at first,  becoming flattened with maturity.  Worldwide in warm and temperate seas.  Formerly known as Galaxaura marginata.