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Details of Corals Honeycomb Corals - Diploastrea heliopora Anilao,Batangas,Corals,Diploastrea heliopora,Honeycomb Coral,Philippines Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. Fantastic! Posted 7 months ago
    1. Thanks, Lisa.
      I thought so too and decided to post to share, even though I couldn't find the ID yet even to genus level :(
      Posted 7 months ago
  2. Beautiful pattern! Posted 7 months ago
    1. Yes they are, Marta.
      Am sure you have come across this and many other hard corals showing this beautiful designs :)
      Posted 7 months ago
  3. Beautiful! The details when zooming in are awesome! Posted 7 months ago
    1. Thanks, Christine for your appreciation :) Posted 7 months ago

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''Diploastrea heliopora'', known commonly as the diploastrea brain coral or honeycomb coral among other vernacular names, is a species of hard coral in the family Diploastreidae. It is the only species in the genus ''Diploastrea''. This species can form massive dome-shaped colonies of great size.

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

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Uploaded Aug 4, 2018. Captured Aug 1, 2018 11:49.
  • TG-5
  • f/6.3
  • 1/160s
  • ISO200
  • 15.41mm