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Brain and Cactus Corals

Boulder Brain Coral

Colpophyllia natans

     
(1: Minagerheas, Roatan / 2: CoCo View Wall, Roatan / 3-6: Newman's Wall, Roatan)

This fluoresces under UV:

  
(1-2: Newman's Wall, Roatan / 3: CoCo View Resort, Roatan)


Grooved Brain Coral

Diploria labyrinthiformis

       
(1: Calvin's Crack, Roatan / 2: La Ventana al Valle, Roatan / 3,5: Mary's Place, Roatan / 4: Valley of the Kings, Roatan / 6-7: Newman's Wall, Roatan / 8: Forty Foot Point, Roatan)


Knobby Cactus Coral

Mycetophillia aliciae

     
(1: Minagerheas, Roatan / 2: Pirate's Point, Roatan / 3-4: Mary's Place, Roatan / 5: First Bight, Roatan / 6: Osman's Reef, Roatan)


Maze Coral

Meandrina meandrites

    
  
(1: Pirate's Point, Roatan / 2: Calvin's Crack, Roatan / 3: La Ventana al Valle, Roatan / 4,6-7: Newman's Wall, Roatan / 5: Mary's Place, Roatan / 8: Forty Foot Point, Roatan)

Close up:
 
(1: Mary's Place, Roatan / 2: CoCo View Resort, Roatan)

This glows under UV:
 
(1-2: Prince Albert, Roatan)


Ridged Cactus Coral

Mycetophyllia lamarckiana

  
(1: Mr. Bud, Roatan / 2: Mary's Place, Roatan / 3: Pirate's Point, Roatan)

This glows under UV or blue light:
  
(1: Newman's Wall, Roatan / 2-3: CoCo View Resort, Roatan)


Rose Coral

Manicina areolata

This glows under UV:

(1: Newman's Wall, Roatan)


Sinuous Cactus Coral

Isophyllia sinuosa

(1: CoCo View Wall, Roatan)

These glow under UV light:
(1: Newman's Wall, Roatan)


Symmetrical Brain Coral

Pseudodiploria strigosa

    
(1,3-5: Newman's Wall, Roatan / 2: Neverstain Bight, Roatan)

This fluoresces under UV or blue light:
  
(1: Newman's Wall, Roatan / 2-3: CoCo View Resort, Roatan)