Astroides calycularis - Image

Astroides calycularis - Garden of Beauty

Colonial encrusting hard coral which forms extended pads of retractile polyps inside calcareous skeletons of varying prominence. A thermophilic species, it is more frequent in the southern region of the Mediterranean. Red and orange in colour. Lives on rocky bottoms with little light, from a few meters to over 50 meters. Maximum size 10 centimeters.

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Astroides calycularis - Garden of Beauty

by Dieter

Uploaded on July 14, 2022

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Camera: Canon
Model: Canon DIGITAL IXUS 120 IS
Creation Date: 2016:10:31 19:14:12
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