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Lettuce coral (Agaricia agaricites) Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico. Jul 20, 2017 Agaricia agaricites,Geotagged,Lettuce coral,Mexico,Summer Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Lettuce coral (Agaricia agaricites)

Cozumel, Quintana Roo, Mexico. Jul 20, 2017

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''Agaricia agaricites'', commonly known as lettuce coral or tan lettuce-leaf coral, is a species of colonial stony corals in the family Agariciidae. This coral is found in shallow waters in the tropical western Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. It is a common species and the IUCN has assessed its status as being of "least concern".

Similar species: Stony Corals
Species identified by Thibaud Aronson
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By Thibaud Aronson

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Uploaded Jan 30, 2018. Captured Jul 20, 2017 09:19 in Av. Rafael E. Melgar 601, Centro, 77600 San Miguel de Cozumel, Q.R., Mexico.
  • DMC-TZ70
  • f/5.6
  • 10/2000s
  • ISO800
  • 6.7mm