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Ivory tree coral (Oculina varicosa)

  Ivory Tree Coral, Oculina varicosa
Ivory Tree Coral
(Oculina varicosa)
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Status
ESA Species of Concern - West Indies, Bermuda, North Carolina, Florida, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa
Order: Scleractinia
Family: Oculinidae
Genus: Oculina
Species: varicosa

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Updated: March 4, 2013

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