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Ellisellidae, Whip and Wire Corals

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The Ellisellidae Octocorals are flexible but strong, with an internal skeleton made of a complex protein called gorgonin. Rarely seen on a coral reef, they are normally found on rocky, exposed dive sites. Ellisella and Junceella - Whip Corals These flexible Octocorals are found where the strong currents can run. 17 Photos Ctenocella - Lyre Sea Fans. Looking like a fan rather than a whip - more appropriately known as Harp Coral ....

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