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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 one year 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 one year ago
  2. Beautiful pattern! Posted one year ago
    1. Yes they are, Marta.
      Am sure you have come across this and many other hard corals showing this beautiful designs :)
      Posted one year ago
  3. Beautiful! The details when zooming in are awesome! Posted one year ago
    1. Thanks, Christine for your appreciation :) Posted one year 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