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Cnidaria - Corals, sea anemones, sea jellies, seafans, seawhips and sea jellies (jellyfish)

Entacmaea quadricolor Bulb tentacle anemone Diploria  labyrinthiformis Brain coral detail Belize thumbCoral scene, Matamanoa, FijiTubastraea species, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia


Corals, seawhips, sea fans etc





Common name & details


Sea Anemones

Sea anemones

Mimteridium group thumbnail Calliactis species Symbiotic anemone (Raja Ampat)
Condylactis species Sea anemone (Raja Ampat)
Cryptodendrum adhaesivum Adhesive sea anemone (Fiji)
Edwardsia species Sand anemone (New Zealand)
Entacmaea quadricolor Bulb tentacle anemone (Raja Ampat)
Heteractis magnifica Magnificent sea anemone (Fiji)
Lebrunia danae Branching anemone (Belize)
Mimteridium cryptum Anemone (New Zealand)
  Stichodactyla mertensii Merten's sea anemone (Fiji)


Soft corals

Common name & details

Diver and soft coral Kadavu



















Black corals and sea whips

Common name & details

Black coral    


Tube anemones

Common name & details

tube anemone    


Coral-like anemones

Common name & details

Amplexidiscus fenestrafer Kri Eco, Raja Ampat    



Common name & details

Seafan with polyps extended    


Sea pens

Common name & details



Stony corals

Common name & details

Turbinaria cf frondens, Extensive colony Cape washington, Kadavu, Fiji, Acropora cerealis Raja Ampat
Acropora formosa Kadavu, Fiji
Acopora hyacinthus Kadavu, Fiji
Acropora robusta Kadavu, Fiji
Acropora species Matamanoa, Fiji
Acropora species 2 Matamanoa, Fiji
Acropora species 3 Matamanoa, Fiji
Acropora species 4 Matamanoa, Fiji
Acropora species 5 Matamanoa, Fiji
Acropora tenuis Matamanoa, Fiji
Agaricia agaricites Lettuce coral, Belize
Ceratotrochus species Solitary coral, Sea of Cortez
  Ctenactis albitentaculata Mushroom coral,Kadavu, Fiji
  Diploria labyrinthiformis Brain coral, Belize
  Euphyllia ancora Raja Ampat
  Euphyllia glabrescens Raja Ampat
  Favites species Raja Ampat
  Galaxea species Taveuni, Fiji
  Isophyllia sinuosa Glover's Reef, Belize
  Madracis decactis Glover's Reef, Belize
  Madracis senaria Glover's Reef, Belize
  Mussa angulosa Giant polyp coral Belize
  Plerogyra sinuosa Bubble coral, Raja Ampat
  Pocillopora species Kadavu, Fiji
  Pocillopora species 2 Kadavu, Fiji
  Pocillopora species 3 Kadavu, Fiji
  Scolymia cubensis Artichoke solitary coral, Glover's Reef, Belize
  Seriatopora species Taveuni, Fiji
  Symphyllia species Raja Ampat
  Tubastraea faulkineri Raja Ampat
  Tubastrea micrantha Details lost
  Tubastraea species Raja Ampat, West Papua
  Turbinaria frondens Yellow cup coral, Taveuni, Fiji


Organ-pipe corals

Common name & details

organpipe coral    


Zoantharian anemones

Common name & details

yellow zoanthid    

Sea Jellies



Scyphozoa - sea jellies (jellyfish)


Common name & details

Chrysaora achlyos black sea nettle


Aurelia aurata Moon jelly (Fiji)
Aequorea aequorea Crystal jelly (captive)
Cassiopea andromeda Upside down sea jelly (Belize)
Chrysaora achlyos Black sea nettle (captive)
Chrysaora colorata Purplestriped sea jelly (captive)
Chrysaora melanaster North Pacific sea nettle (captive)
Unidentified seajelly Fiji




Portugese man-o-war, hydra etc







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