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Euphylliidae family

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The Euphylliidae family were originally mainly large-polyped stony corals. A recent taxonomic reshuffle has now included the seemingly atypical genus Galaxea within this family. Bubble Corals; Euphyllidae family The opaque, bean-like structures regulate the light available to the photosynthetic algae in the corallum hidden below. 17 Photos Galaxea astreata; Euphyllidae family We are still trying to find out why this coral is in the same family as the bubble corals......

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