Coral Fact Sheets
Colonies may be over one metre across and are composed of irregular, mostly prostrate branches that tend to form a three dimensional tangle. Verrucae are widely spaced and irregular in size, although they remain distinct from branches.
Usually cream, brown or pink.
Partly protected reef slopes.
Pocillopora damicornis ,
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Vaughan (1918)
Pocillopora danae.Papua New Guinea.A colony exposed to moderate wave action.Neville Coleman.