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Photo take at -70 ft in a ship wreck, at deep the lack of light make this coral looks more purple but they are pink under light. This are small pink or white colonies, resembling small sea fans, commonly hanging down from overhangs. These are usually seen in overhangs, in caves or in other dark surfaces. These are not true corals. They are in the Order Stylasterina, and resemble the ‘fire corals’, Millepora, more than true corals.
Inhabit protected, shaded areas of reefs, often in caves or crevices, from 6 to 30 m depths.Common from Florida all the Caribbean sea to North Brazil.