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Star Coral - Favites petagona This is the same colony of Star Coral - Favites petagona as from previous Spotting, which was under UV light :<br />
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<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/47419/glowing_under_uv_light.html" title="Glowing under UV light"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2994/47419_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1672876810&Signature=VWrKymIrUzytBJR4FMZgpz6OQXg%3D" width="200" height="150" alt="Glowing under UV light This is Star Coral - Favites petagona under UV light. Some species of corals have the ability to glow when UV light is shine on them.<br />
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Picture of the same colony of Corals under regular LED light can be seen here :<br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/47420/star_coral_-_favites_petagona.html<br />
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Star Coral - Favites petagona

This is the same colony of Star Coral - Favites petagona as from previous Spotting, which was under UV light :

Glowing under UV light This is Star Coral - Favites petagona under UV light. Some species of corals have the ability to glow when UV light is shine on them.<br />
<br />
Picture of the same colony of Corals under regular LED light can be seen here :<br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/47420/star_coral_-_favites_petagona.html<br />
 Anilao,Batangas,Favites pentagona,Favites petagona,Geotagged,Philippines,Spring,Star Coral,UV light,Ultra Violet Light,coral



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''Favites pentagona'' is a species of stony coral in the family Merulinidae, sometimes known as larger star coral. It is native to the Indo-Pacific region and its range extends from the Red Sea through the Indian Ocean to the Western Pacific Ocean. This is a common species throughout its wide range and the International Union for Conservation of Nature has rated its conservation status as being of "least concern".

Similar species: Stony Corals
Species identified by Albert Kang
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By Albert Kang

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Uploaded Dec 10, 2016. Captured May 21, 2016 18:39 in Mabini Circumferential Rd, Mabini, Batangas, Philippines.
  • TG-4
  • f/3.2
  • 1/60s
  • ISO500
  • 5.87mm