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Octocorals

Acanthogorgia

Acanthogorgia (sp?)

(1: Solo Reef, Fiji)


Daisy Coral

Nidalia simpsoni

 
(1-2: Donna Ella, Fiji)


Dendronephthya

Dendronephthya (sp?)

       
(1-3: Koh Tachai, Thailand / 4-5: Richelieu Rock, Thailand / 6: Eye Catcher, Fiji / 7: Piton's, Fiji / 8: Three Chum, Fiji)

Dendronephthya is so pretty it gets its own gallery page with more pictures.


Elephant Ear Coral

Sarcophyton trocheliophorum

       
(1: Koh Tachai, Thailand / 2-5: Similan Islands, Thailand / 6: Bombshell, Fiji / 7-8: Eye Catcher, Fiji)


Fuzzy Carrot

Minabea aldersladei

(1: Solo Reef, Fiji)


Giant Sea Fan

Subergorgia mollis

 
(1: Three Chum, Fiji / 2: Eye Catcher, Fiji)


Knotted Fan Coral

Melithaea (sp?)

(1: Solo Wall, Fiji)


Knotted Sea Fan

Muricella (sp?)

(1: Piton's, Fiji)


Leather Coral

Sinularia (sp?)

     
(1-2: West Dravuni Pass, Fiji / 3: East Dravuni Pass, Fiji / 4: Alacrity, Fiji / 5: Three Chum, Fiji / 6: Donna Ella, Fiji)


Nicella

Nicella (sp?)

(1: Donna Ella, Fiji)


Organ Pipe Coral

Tubipora musica

   
(1: Namara Island, Fiji / 2: West Dravuni Pass, Fiji / 3-4: Murray's Point, Fiji)


Red Whip Coral

Ctenocella pectinata

 
(1: M n M, Fiji / 2: Donna Ella, Fiji)


Sansibia

Sansibia (sp?)

  
(1: Namara Island, Fiji / 2-3: Day Dreamer, Fiji)

The polyps of this coral actively reach out and feed.


Sea Fan

Menella (sp?)

 
(1: Bombshell, Fiji / 2: Three Chum, Fiji)


Sea Fan

Subergorgia (sp?)

   
(1-2: West Dravuni Pass, Fiji / 3: East Dravuni Pass, Fiji / 4: Three Chum, Fiji)


Siphonogorgia

Siphonogorgia (sp?)

(1: West Dravuni Pass, Fiji)