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Fish Ed
12/27/2016, 05:55 AM
So I spotted this coral while diving at the Great Barrier Reef. At first glance I figured it's some sort of Pavona or Leptoseris, but I don't think it is. I'm not even sure if it's even a SPS or LPS.

https://c6.staticflickr.com/6/5703/30964410981_c9db14fa6e_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PbdGAR)IMG_9964-001 (https://flic.kr/p/PbdGAR) by Fish Ed (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr

https://c5.staticflickr.com/6/5510/30936224332_a73b57fa7d_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/P8JeG9)IMG_9965 (https://flic.kr/p/P8JeG9) by Fish Ed (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5807/30964009961_04e5200739_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/PbbDoH)IMG_9963 (https://flic.kr/p/PbbDoH) by Fish Ed (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on Flickr

Sorry couldn't get better shots. Hopefully the top-down vertical structures can help with the identification.

aromano
01/07/2017, 08:55 AM
does remind me of a leptoseris a bit