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Brain Coral

Platygyra sp

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Brain Coral
Platygyra sp. Platygyra

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Narjess 5 years ago

Thank you very much! Updated. Happy Spotting!

LauraMaria 5 years ago

This is definitely a hard coral, and it's from the genus Platygyra - most commonly known as brain coral. It's hard to ID coral to species level from photos, so I think for the ID it's best to just put Platygyra sp.! It looks like it's not in too good health, those white patches are signs of either disease or bleaching. But it's a really good spotting, these corals look so neat!

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Spotted on Jul 10, 2010
Submitted on Jan 5, 2015

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