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Boulder Star Coral  Boulder star coral,Caribbean Netherlands,Geotagged,Orbicella annularis,Winter Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Lovely! Posted 2 years ago

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''Orbicella annularis'', commonly known as the boulder star coral, is a species of coral that lives in the western Atlantic Ocean and is the most thoroughly studied and most abundant species of reef-building coral in the Caribbean to date. It also has a comprehensive fossil record within the Caribbean. This species complex has long been considered a generalist that exists at depths between 0 and 80 meters that grew into varying colony shapes in response to differing light conditions. Only recently.. more

Similar species: Stony Corals
Species identified by Eric_S
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Uploaded Dec 18, 2019. Captured Jan 4, 2008 17:00 in Unnamed Road, Kralendijk, Caribbean Netherlands.
  • Micro HD+ Underwater Camera
  • f/2.8
  • 1/275s
  • ISO100
  • 2.7mm