Tag: Soft Coral

Bubblegum coral

Bubblegum coral (Paragorgia arborea) These soft corals in the family Paragorgiidae are commonly known as “bubblegum coral” because of the shape of

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Mushroom Soft Coral

Mushroom Soft Coral (Anthomastus ritteri) This coral is soft, meaning that it does not produce a calcium carbonate skeleton. Unlike the rigid,

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Coastal Anemones

Anemones and corals belong to Class Anthozoa (Phylum Cnidaria). Two species of anemones, one specie of coral, and one specie of jelly have been observed at coastal communities like Southern Hydrate Ridge.

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