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Cantharellus doederleini

(Marenzeller, 1907)

Polyps are small (up to 50 mm diameter), flat and button-like. The orders of septa are well defined. Primary septa are thick.

Colour: Tan or cream.

Habitat: Mid-reef slopes exposed to moderate wave action.

Abundance: Rare.

Similar species: Cantharellus noumeae

Taxonomic note: Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic references: Scheer and Pillai (1983, as Cycloseris doederleini), Hoeksema (1989).

Map displaying probable distribution of species. Points indicate recorded sightings from OBIS.
Cantharellus doederleini.  Red Sea.  Small polyp attached to the substrate.  Charlie Veron.

Cantharellus doederleini.Red Sea.Small polyp attached to the substrate.Charlie Veron.

Cantharellus doederleini.  Red Sea.  Showing upper surface.

Cantharellus doederleini.Red Sea.Showing upper surface.

Cantharellus doederleini.  Red Sea.  Showing upper surface.

Cantharellus doederleini.Red Sea.Showing upper surface.