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Smooth Tree Coral

Litophyton arboreum


Also known as Soft Tree Coral, Broccoli Coral, Flower Tree Coral and Branching Leather Soft Coral. They appear tree-like with slender smooth branches, colour is usually cream. They feed on plankton.


Found on flats and slopes of fringing and patch reefs, at depths of 5 to 20m. Widespread in the Indo-Pacific region.

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Nephthea spp.

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Blogie 9 years ago

Hi Alvin. Any reference link?

Blogie 9 years ago

It's my pleasure, Sachin!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Blogie thanks for sharing such a wonderful collection of underwater,

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Davao Del Norte, Philippines

Spotted on Jan 7, 2012
Submitted on Jan 25, 2012

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