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False coral - Myriapora truncata

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

by Dieter


Uploaded on July 14, 2022


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  • Camera: Canon
  • Creation Date: 2016:06:07 08:16:25
  • Image width: 4000
  • Aperature: f/2.8
  • ISO - speed: 80
  • Model: Canon DIGITAL IXUS 120 IS
  • Image size: 1818977
  • Image height: 3000
  • Exposure: 1/60

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