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Seriatopora hystrix - Thin birdsnest coral Based on this link for ID, but as most of my coral pics, always tentative sp<br />
<a href="http://www.coralsoftheworld.org/species_factsheets/species_factsheet_summary/seriatopora-hystrix/" rel="nofollow">http://www.coralsoftheworld.org/species_factsheets/species_factsheet_summary/seriatopora-hystrix/</a> Fall,Geotagged,Malaysia,Seriatopora hystrix,Thin birdsnest coral Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. So beautiful . Posted 6 months ago

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''Seriatopora hystrix'' is a species of colonial stony coral in the family Pocilloporidae. It forms a bushy clump and is commonly known as thin birdsnest coral. It grows in shallow water on fore-reef slopes or in sheltered lagoons, the type locality being the Red Sea. It is native to East Africa, the Red Sea and the western Indo-Pacific region.

Similar species: Stony Corals
Species identified by Patomarazul
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Uploaded Jan 25, 2020. Captured Oct 1, 2015 03:51 in Malaysia.
  • XZ-1
  • f/2.8
  • 1/800s
  • ISO100
  • 6mm