PUT YOUR BRAINS TO THE TEST!
In our last post, we showed you how to identify the following brain coral species in the Caribbean:
- Grooved brain coral
- Boulder brain coral
- Symmetrical brain coral
- Knobby brain coral
- Maze coral (not actually a brain coral, but is often confused with them)
Now it’s time to put your skills to the test! Can you identify the brain coral species below?
A: Left: P. strigosa; Right: P. clivosa
B: Up left: P strigosa; Up right: P. strigosa; Down left: C.natans; Down right: C. natans
C: Up left: D. labyrinthiformis (Juvenile); Right: C. natans (Juvenile)
D: Left: C. natans; Right: P. strigosa
E: Up: C. natans; Down: M. meandrites
F: C. natans