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Maze and Star Coral; Merulinidae family

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Maze and Star Coral are so named because of the intricate maze like structure that some members of the family have on their surface. And some do look quite star like too… On scuba dives they are yet another underwater photographer’s macro delight. Hydnophora species Unique because of the small hill-like structures on its surface, known as hydnophores. 6 Photos Pectinia species Quite a common hard coral around here - another so called Cauliflower Coral, not sure why! 11 Photos Platygyra species Classic maze coral - commonly seen on our coral reefs. 13 Photos Other Merulinidae...

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