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Family Plexauridae

TROPICAL WESTERN ATLANTIC

Plexaurella spp.

Benwood wreck, Key Largo, 40 feet

SLIT-MOUTH SEA ROD

Common on reefs at any depth.  Polyps in this genus extend from slits, while Pseudoplexaura have oval or round openings.  Several species in the Tropical Western Atlantic.