Colonies are submassive, with irregular upgrowths. Corallites may be irregularly spaced. Tentacles are commonly extended during the day and give colonies a furry appearance.
Cream or tan with dark brown polyps.
A wide range of reef habitats and rocky foreshores, especially turbid environments.
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Zlatarski and Estalella (1982). Additional identification guide: Humann (1993).
displaying probable distribution of species. Points indicate recorded sightings from OBIS.