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Feathery Black Coral

Myriopathes ulex


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.


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


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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