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Acropora caroliniana Serena Pata, Lembeh.<br />
This coral looks to me like this pasta from Mac&amp;cheese; :-D<br />
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Acropora caroliniana

Serena Pata, Lembeh.
This coral looks to me like this pasta from Mac&cheese; :-D

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''Acropora caroliniana'' is a species of acroporid coral that was first described by Nemenzo in 1976. Found in tropical, shallow reef slopes, it occurs at depths of 5 to 25 m in a marine environment. The species is rated as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List, with a decreasing population. It is rare, but has been found over a large area, and two-thirds of the regions of Indonesia.

Similar species: Stony Corals
Species identified by Patomarazul
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By Patomarazul

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Uploaded Nov 16, 2018. Captured May 25, 2018 03:21 in Unnamed Road, Tandurusa, Aertembaga, Kota Bitung, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia.
  • TG-5
  • f/6.3
  • 1/400s
  • ISO160
  • 18mm