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 Cactus, Elephant Skin, Plate, Lettuce Corals of the Family Agariciidae, pt. 2

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Agaricia tenuifolia Dana 1848. Thin upright colonies, joined at angles at their base. Corallites in valleys, arranged concentrically with low ridges. Bahamas images.

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Genus Gardinoseris Scheer and Pillai 1974: Monotypic.

Gardinoseris planulata (Dana 1846). Massive to encrusting. Corallites separated by high walls, columellae present, septa-costae fine, even. Red Sea, East Africa to Hawai'i, Polynesia and tropical east Pacific coast. Nuka Hiva, Marquesas, Polynesia pix. 

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Genus Leptoseris  found in both the Atlantic and Indo-Pacific (rest of genera found in Indo-Pacific only). Colonies either laminar (blade like) or encrusting. Frequently have striations on fronds.

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