IUCN threat status:

Near Threatened (NT)


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Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
This species is found on reef slopes in depths of between 6 m and 20 m (Hoeksema 1990). The maximum size is 40cm diameter. It has white tentacles which makes it easy to distinguish from other species. The generation length is approximately 10 years. This is a free living coral in the adult stage and therefore makes more independent after habitat destruction. This species is found from 6-20 m.

  • Marine


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