Posts Tagged "Koh Phangan Wire Coral"

Cirrhipathes species, Wire Corals

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Wire Corals are found at deeper dive sites where the currents run. They are a community of 6 tentacled animals living around an inner skeleton of flexible, black...

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Black and Wire Coral; Antipatharia family

Posted by on Nov 27, 2011 in | 0 comments

Black and Wire Coral are found in deeper waters at a few Koh Phangan local dive sites. Their living tissue is brightly coloured, but the family takes its name from the distinctive black colour of the corals keratin skeleton. If you look carefully when diving you will find that wire corals are host to the beautiful Sawblade Shrimp. Antipathes species, Black Corals Looking like a skinny underwater bush, in shades of white, yellow and orange. 14 Photos Cirrhipathes species, Wire Corals Growing where the stronger currents run - sometimes in interesting shapes....

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