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Feathery Black Coral

Myriopathes ulex

Description:

This coral is home to a few Winged Pearl Oysters and a Yellow Hyrtios sponge. This coral is growing from the ceiling of a small cave.

Habitat:

Coral reefs at depths from 40-200+ feet in the open, in caves, or overhangs.

Notes:

This coral was actually seen off the Northern shore of the island of Ni'ihau near Kauai, Hawaii. The location finder does not recognize Ni'ihau.

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Aaron9
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Spotted on Jul 29, 2011
Submitted on Aug 26, 2012

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