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sun coral

Tubastrea coccinea


Sun corals belong to a group of corals known as large-polyp stony corals. This means that while they produce a hard skeleton, they do not build reefs[1]. Different species have polyps in a variety of colors, including yellow, orange, and shades of black.


I found this coral inside of a cave. The coral is smalers as one cm

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1 Comment

alicelongmartin 9 years ago

Beautiful, understand why it got it's name.

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