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Australian Coral



FAMILY : Stony Corals

Plate Coral
(Acropora sp2)
Plate Coral
Plate Coral is from the same genus as Staghorn Coral. Plate Coral build up large structures of flat overlapping plates. Click to continue>
Staghorn Coral
(Acropora sp)
Staghorn Coral
Staghorn corals are one of the most important reef building corals. Hard corals build reefs by growing on the stony skeletons of previous coral colonies. The reef is made from the limestone cases made by coral polyps extracting calcium from... Click to continue>
Boulder Coral
(Porites sp)
Boulder Coral
Boulder Coral grows into a huge ball shape. They form an important part of the Great Barrier Reef structure. Porites may live more than 800 years old. Click to continue>


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