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Maze Coral

Meandrina meandrites

Description:

Photo take at -40 ft in a Caribbean reef.Colonies form both hemispherical heads and flattened plates, up to 1 m in diameter. The ridges are formed by smooth, widely separated septa. There is a thin line along the ridge tops, where the septa come together. Large polyps extend during night.Tan to yellow-brown and brown.

Habitat:

Most reef environments. Distribution from South Florida through all the Caribbean to the north of Brazil.

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4 Comments

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago

Gracias Eulalia!

eulalia rubio
eulalia rubio 9 years ago

Qué maravilla!!!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago

Thanks Mayra!

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 9 years ago

Magnific!!!

Gerardo Aizpuru
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Gerardo Aizpuru

Mexico

Spotted on Apr 17, 2012
Submitted on Apr 17, 2012

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