Coral and Plants

Sea Pearl – Algae

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Curacao (Tugboat) – 10/11/2018

Under the water these look like small crystal balls, but in fact they are algae!  Apparently each glass-looking ball is a single cell.  More information can be found on this helpful website: https://poseidonsweb.com/sea-pearl-algae-species-spotlight/

Mushroom Coral

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Madagascar (Nosy Tanikely) – 12/27/2017

For some interesting facts about Mushroom Coral check out this website.

Blister Coral

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Madagascar (Nosy Tanikely) – 12/27/2017

Pillar Coral

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Dominica (Swiss Cheese) – 1/18/2017

Massive Scarlet Coral

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Dominica (Scott’s Head Point) – 1/15/2017

Spiny Flower Coral

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Spiny Flower Coral
Dominica (L’Abym) – 1/15/2017

Atlantic Wing-Oyster on Bipinnate Sea Plume

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Atlantic Wing-Oyster on Bipinnate Sea Plume
Bimini, Bahamas (Road to Atlantis) – 11/26/2016