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Balanophyllia sp. Either B. hawaiiensis or B. cf. affinis. Here off Hawai'i's Big Island at night, though can be found in caves and crevices open during daylight hours. About one inch in all dimensions. 
 

Dendrophyllia californica Durham, 1947... a coldwater species. Pic taken at SIO by BobF.



Turbinaria mesenterina (Lamarck 1816). Pagoda Coral to hobbyists, Bowl, Cup, Lettuce, Scroll Coral to the trade. Indo-Pacific, Red Sea to Polynesia. Colonies laminar, more convoluted in shallow waters to upright in deeper water (see below). Corallites crowded, about 2.5 mm across, stick out further than similar T. reniformis. N. Sulawesi.
 

Diploastrea heliopora (Lamarck 1816). Dome shaped colonies with a smooth appearance. Corallites as small cones of thick walls, and small opening for columellae. Thailand in the Andaman Sea. 
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