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Button Polyps

Zoanthus sociatus

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peter 11 years ago
Button polyps
Zoanthus sociatus Zoanthus sociatus

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Atul 11 years ago

thanks peter n laura for the id greatly appreciated
i have seen these on our beach when there is low tide , the water recedes far back exposing the rocky base with these and many other sea weeds
ill post some other spottings in that area soon

LauraMaria 11 years ago

Hi Atul, you're right that it looks very similar to the Favia/Favites corals, but Peter has given you the correct ID, Z. sociatus! Interesting spotting, I have never seen one of these myself when diving :)

Atul 11 years ago

is this Favia Coral
need an id for this one

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Union Territory of Dādra and Nagar Haveli, India

Spotted on Jan 16, 2011
Submitted on Jul 19, 2011

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