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Manicina Coral 4a.JPG

Manicina Coral 4a.JPG

Manicina Coral #3

Pliocene Age (5.333-2.58 million years ago)
Manicina is a genus of stony corals in the subfamily Faviinae of the family Mussidae. It is monotypic, and the only species is Manicina areolata, commonly known as rose coral. It is a colonial species of stony coral. It occurs in shallow water in the West Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea, sometimes as small solid heads and sometimes as unattached cone-shaped forms.
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa
Subclass: Zoantharia
Order: Scleractinia
Family: Mussidae
Genus: Manicina
Species: areolata

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Taken with Canon Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

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