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Family Sphenopidae

WESTERN ATLANTIC

Palythoa caribaeorum

Nine-foot Stake, Key West, FL, 25 feet

Fluorescent, Benwood wreck, Key Largo, 40 feet

 

 

WHITE ENCRUSTING ZOANTHID

Common on shallow reefs exposed to surge.  Color ranges from white to yellow, gray or brown.  Texture resembles hard rubber.  Florida to Brazil.