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updated 11/27/2015

Family Dendrophylliidae

HAWAII

Rhizopsammia verrilli

Hale'iwa Trench, O'ahu, 25 feet

 

Puako, Hawai'i, 15 feet

 

Sharks Cove, O'ahu, 25 feet



Hale'iwa Trench, O'ahu, 25 feet

VERRILL'S CUP CORAL

An uncommon species under ledges with much longer tentacles than Orange Cup Coral.  Solitary or few polyps with constricted base connected by stolons.  Hawai'i & the Indo-Pacific.