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Spaghetti Coral

Sinularia flexibilis


Fantasy Weapons for children to use on evil teachers, No. 2: Your teacher ‘Mr. Joydevourer’ is screaming at you again, “pay attention, looks like you will be staying behind writing lines” and so you lose control and release your secret weapon: a stream of acid snot. It drifts out of your nose expanding rapidly until it is a wave that slowly engulfs the teacher, he is so shocked that his mouth stays open and the snot enters it, the rest covers him and then completely melts him. Spaghetti coral releases clouds of toxic mucous that will drift over and kill or inhibit the growth of corals that are growing near them. The toxin is so powerful that it can burst cell walls.Guardian: Nicole Smith

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david14 3 years ago

Spaghetti Coral is widespread throughout the Indian and Pacific Oceans because it has floating larvae.

Love the description! Is this Native to the shores of Cairns? Very interesting.

Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Lat: -16.93, Long: 145.99

Spotted on May 21, 2015
Submitted on May 21, 2015

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