Elliptical star coral (Favia speciosa)

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Favia speciosa, typical appearance in shallow water with corallites crowded
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Favia speciosa, typical appearance in shallow water with corallites crowded  
Favia speciosa, typical appearance in shallow water with corallites crowded

© Gerry Allen / From Coral ID (Veron and Stafford-Smith, 2002)

Charlie (J.E.N) Veron
j.veron@coralreefresearch.com
http://www.coralreefresearch.org/

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