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False coral - Myriapora truncata - In the dark

Colonial,arborescent organism with dichotomous ramifications in all directions. Short, round-section branches which appear to have been chopped off. Covered in minute pores which correspond to the individual components which make up the colony. Pinky-red in colour, fades when out of water. Found on rocky, weakly-illuminated sea-beds from 2 - 3 meters to over 90 meters. Maximum height 10 centimeters.


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False coral - Myriapora truncata - In the dark

by Dieter


Uploaded on July 14, 2022


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Camera: Canon
Model: Canon DIGITAL IXUS 120 IS
Creation Date: 2016:08:02 17:55:25
Image width: 2365 px
Image height: 2062 px
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Aperature: f/8.0
Exposure: 1/60
ISO - speed: 500

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