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Brain Coral

Diploria strigosa

Description:

Photo take at -40 ft in a Caribbean reef. A brain coral, with long meandering valleys. The colonies are usually smoothly domed, and have smooth surfaces. There is sometimes a very narrow groove along the tops of the walls, and the walls have sloping or rounded sides.

Habitat:

It is commonly found in shallower waters between 1-30 meters but can also be found at depths up to 47 meters. Common in The Caribbean Sea from Florida to Central America.

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Gerardo Aizpuru
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Gerardo Aizpuru

Mexico

Spotted on Mar 25, 2012
Submitted on Mar 25, 2012

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