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Porous False Plexaura

Pseudoplexaura porosa

Description:

Photo take at -30 ft in a Caribbean reef. Light yellow, brownish or reddish-purple. Long branches, usually bushy rather than in one plane, colonies may reach nearly 2 m tall but most will be considerably less. Calices of this genus are flush with the surface of the branches. The calices of this species are densely packed, such that the gaps between them are less than their diameters, and polyps appear crowded and overlapping.

Habitat:

Found from Florida all the Caribbean sea to Colombia.

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2 Comments

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago

Thanks Nopayahnah!

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

lovely

Gerardo Aizpuru
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Gerardo Aizpuru

Mexico

Spotted on Apr 6, 2012
Submitted on Apr 6, 2012

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