Branching hard coral, or "staghorn" coral (Acropora) / Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea

Gorgeous white floral looking Branching Hard Coral, (or Staghorn Coral) (Acropora). From Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea.

"Coral crab" is a general, unscientific term referring to those crabs which depend on a coral for shelter and livelihood, including either soft or hard corals. This particular crab is small-- under an inch across. It takes shelter between the finger-like branches of a hard coral formation, such as those found in the shallow portions of a healthy reef. Typically, small crabs such as these retreat to the deeper, harder to reach recesses of a coral when approached. This makes them difficult to…

RED SPOTTED CORAL CRAB (Trapezia rufopunctata) Trapezia is a genus of guard crabs in the family Trapeziidae. Like other members of this family, they live in association with corals, feeding on coral.

Hard Coral Carpets | Kingman Reef Pacific Ocean Faux Canvas Print - ocean side nature waves freedom design

Hard Coral Carpets | Kingman Reef, Pacific Ocean Faux Canvas Print

Hard Coral Carpets | Kingman Reef Pacific Ocean Faux Canvas Print - ocean side nature waves freedom design

Hard Coral Carpets | Kingman Reef Pacific Ocean Canvas Print - ocean side nature waves freedom design

Hard Coral Carpets | Kingman Reef, Pacific Ocean Canvas Print

Hard Coral Carpets | Kingman Reef Pacific Ocean Canvas Print - ocean side nature waves freedom design

Hard Coral Carpets | Kingman Reef Pacific Ocean Panel Wall Art - ocean side nature waves freedom design

Hard Coral Carpets | Kingman Reef, Pacific Ocean Panel Wall Art

A series of photos from the book -the Soul of the ocean- 07

Pink Bubble Coral

bubblegum-baabe: “Treasures of the sea. A place of pure enchantment ”

New York Times - To eat the hard coral, the crown-of-thorns starfish has an extrudable stomach that wraps around the coral to ingest it.

A Voracious Starfish Is Destroying Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

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Hard Coral Sculptures, Set of 2 by Uttermost

Uttermost Hard Coral Sculptures - Set of 2 - Those striving for a whimsical, aquatic theme will be delighted with this pair of faux invertebrates. The Uttermost Hard Coral Sculptures - Set of.

Hard Coral Carpets | Kingman Reef Pacific Ocean Acrylic Print - ocean side nature waves freedom design

Hard Coral Carpets | Kingman Reef, Pacific Ocean Acrylic Print

Hard Coral Carpets | Kingman Reef Pacific Ocean Acrylic Print - ocean side nature waves freedom design

Hard coral under a stereoscope - Focus On the Positive: The Marine & Oceanic Sustainability Foundation www.mosfoundation.org

Hard coral under a stereoscope - Focus On the Positive: The Marine & Oceanic Sustainability Foundation

Blastomussa wellsi - Giant Cherry Blastomussa -1.5" Single Polyp Stock Frag - LPS - CORAL

Saltwater Aquarium Coral-Fish-Inverts for Sale! Hooked On Reefs

Hard coral fluorescence. Notice the crab.

A crab sits between branches. This picture was very challenging as the crab was mobile and I had to stack a lot of shots to get the entire depth of field.

Boxer crabs (Lybia tesselata) in Bunaken, Manado, nornth Sulawesiin, Indonesia. These crabs live on hard coral and defend themselves by carrying small anemones in their claws. Photo by Marchione Giacomo, Italy

POMPOM CRABS Boxer crabs wave small, stinging sea anemones around for self-defense. First prize overall in the 2009 University of Miami Rosenstiel School Underwater Photography Contest. Photo by Marchione Giacomo. via Frans de Waal - Public Page FB

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