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  Acanthogorgiidae    
IB2-060b_Muricella_paraplectana_with_Hippocampus_bargibanti

Muricella paraplectana

with Hippocampus bargibanti

Bali, Indonesia 2011
Dive site: Seraya

Hippocampus bargibanti comes in two colors, yellow with orange tubercles and pale grey or purple with pink or red tubercles. They are adapted to the gorgonian corals they live in.
The yellow / orange morph lives (strictly?) in Muricella paraplectana, the red morph (strictly?) in Muricella plectana.
IH2-093b_Muricella_plectana_with_Hippocampus_bargibanti

Muricella plectana

with Hippocampus bargibanti

Halmahera, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Pasir putih

   
  Alcyoniidae
FMO-170_Lobophytum_sp.

Lobophytum sp.

?

Philippines, Anda 2018
House reef Magic Oceans (night dive)

IRA-185 Alderslade's carrot coral, Paraminabea aldersladei

Paraminabea aldersladei

Alderslade's carrot coral

Indonesia, Raja ampat 2014
Dive site: house reef Kri eco (night dive)

FPG-34 Carot leather coral, Paraminabea sp.

Paraminabea sp.

Carrot leather coral

Puerto Galera, the Philippines 2005
house reef Action divers (night dive)

IHW-265_Parasphaerasclera_cf_grayi_1

Parasphaerasclera cf. grayi

?

Halmahera, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Gemaf

IHW-266_Parasphaerasclera_cf_grayi_2

Parasphaerasclera cf. grayi

?

Halmahera, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Gemaf

FCA-16 Mushroom Leather Coral, Sarcophyton sp. 2

Sarcophyton sp.

Mushroom leather coral

Cabilao, the Philippines 2005
Dive site: house reef Polaris, north

FCA-15 Mushroom Leather Coral, Sarcophyton sp. 1

Sarcophyton sp.

Mushroom leather coral

Cabilao, the Philippines 2005
Dive site: house reef Polaris, north

EHA-47 unidentified coral 2

Sarcophyton sp.

Mushroom leather coral

Hamata, Egypt 2007
Dive site: house reef Zabargad north

  IHW-134 Cabbage leather coral, Sinularia brassica

Sinularia brassica

Cabbage leather coral

Halmahera, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Shark reef

IB2-168 Cabbage leather coral, Sinularia brassica

Sinularia brassica

Cabbage leather coral

Bali, Indonesia 2011
Dive site: Kubu, Temple

IB2-295 Cabbage leather coral, Sinularia brassica

Sinularia brassica

Cabbage leather coral

Bali, Indonesia 2011
Dive site: Labuan segala

FM2-194 Cabbage leather coral, Sinularia brassica

Sinularia brassica

Cabbage leather coral

Cebu, the Philippines 2012
Dive site: Dolphin house

IB3-147_Sinularia_brassica,_Cabbage_leather_coral_1

Sinularia brassica

Cabbage leather coral

Bali, Indonesia 2016
Dive site: Menjangan, Eel Garden

IB3-150_Sinularia_brassica,_Cabbage_leather_coral_2

Sinularia brassica

Cabbage leather coral

Bali, Indonesia 2016
Dive site: Menjangan, Blue Corner

IB3-126_Sinularia_brassica,_Cabbage_leather_coral

Sinularia brassica

Cabbage leather coral

Bali, Indonesia 2016
Dive site: Menjangan, Blue Corner

  FRO-202_Sinularia_sp_leather_coral

Sinularia sp.

undetermined leather coral

Romblon, the Philippines 2017
Dive site: Bonbon block

FMI-249 Variable finger leather coral, Sinularia sp.

Sinularia sp.

Variable finger leather coral

Cebu, the Philippines 2007
Dive site: Tuble reef south

FNE-105 Variable finger leather coral, Sinularia sp.

Sinularia sp.

Variable finger leather coral

Negros, the Philippines 2012
Dive site: Siquijor wall

  Briareidae
FM2-258_Briareum_violaceum

Briareum violaceum

Green star polyps

Cebu, the Philippines 2012
Dive site: Eyoy

FM2-257_Briareum_violaceum

Briareum violaceum

Green star polyps

Cebu, the Philippines 2012
Dive site: Eyoy

FRO-312_Briareum_violaceum_Green_star_polyps

Briareum violaceum

Green star polyps

Romblon, the Philippines 2017
Dive site: Logbon, Sand slope

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  Clavulariidae
ASA-291_maybe_Carijoa_multiflora

maybe Carijoa multiflora

?

South Australia 2018
Dive site: Port Hughes jetty

ASA-168_maybe_Carijoa_multiflora

maybe Carijoa multiflora

?

South Australia 2018
Dive site: Rapid bay jetty

IH2-260_Knopia_sp

Knopia octocontacanalis

Daisy polyps

Halmahera, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Kobe jetty

   
  Melithaeidae
IB2-202 Bicolor gorgonian, Acabaria bicolor

Melithaea bicolor

Bicolor gorgonian

Bali, Indonesia 2011
Dive site: Kubu, Batuh kembar

FRO-120_Melithaea_delicata

Melithaea delicata

?

Romblon, the Philippines 2017
Dive site: Dive site: Logbon, Coral canyon

FRO-248_Melithaea_delicata

Melithaea delicata

?

Romblon, the Philippines 2017
Dive site: Anchor bay

IMI-123_maybe_Melithaea_variabilis

maybe Melithaea variabilis

undetermined gorgonian

Bangka, Indonesia 2017
Dive site: Efrata

IRA-267 undetermined Gorgonian, Melithaea sp.

Melithaea sp.

?

Raja Ampat, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Yenbuba jetty

IRA-337_Melithaea_sp.

Melithaea sp.

undetermined Gorgonian

Raja Ampat, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: The passage

FRO-362_Melithaea_sp_Yellow_fan_coral

Melithaea sp. ?

Yellow fan coral

Romblon, the Philippines 2017
Dive site: San Pedro

IB2-185 unidentified gorgonian, family Melithaeidae

family Melithaeidae

undetermined gorgonian

Bali, Indonesia 2011
Dive site: Tulamben, Drop off

FAN-227 family Melithaeidae, undetermined Gorgonian sea fan

family Melithaeidae

undetermined gorgonian

Anilao , the Philippines 2015
Dive site: Bethlehem

IMI-271_family_Melithaeidae

family Melithaeidae

undetermined gorgonian

Bangka, Indonesia 2017
Dive site: Batu lihunu

IMI-265_probably_Melithaea_sp.

probably family Melithaeidae

undetermined gorgonian

Bangka, Indonesia 2017
Dive site: Batu lihunu

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  Nephtheidae
FM2-149 Soft broccoli coral, Dendronephthya hemprichi

Dendronephthya hemprichi

Soft broccoli coral

Cebu, the Philippines 2012
Dive site: Pescador

MSI-27_Dendronephthya_sp

Dendronephthya sp.

Soft coral

Sipadan, Malaysia 2003
Dive site: Whitetip avenue

EDS-14 Carnation coral, Dendronephthya sp

Dendronephthya sp.

Soft coral

Deep south, Egypt 2004
Dive site: St. John's, Gota Gotaya

FMI-278 soft coral, Dendronephthya species

Dendronephthya sp.

Soft coral

Cebu, the Philippines 2007
Dive site: Pescador south-east

FMI-155 soft coral, Dendronephthya  sp.

Dendronephthya sp.

Soft coral

Cebu, the Philippines 2007
Dive site: Pescador south-east

IHW-179 unidentified soft coral, Dendronephthya species

Dendronephthya sp.

undetermined soft coral

Halmahera, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Kampung witou

FM2-255b_Hoplophrys_oatesi_on_Dendronephthya_sp.

Dendronephthya sp.

with Hoplophrys oatesi

Cebu, Philippines 2012
Dive site: Eyoy

IH2-036b_Hoplophrys_oatesi_on_Dendronephthya_sp.

Dendronephthya sp.

with 2 Hoplophrys oatesi

Halmahera, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Tanjung uli

FRO-066b_Dendronephthya_sp_on_Hoplophrys_oatesi

Dendronephthya sp.

on Hoplophrys oatesi

Romblon, the Philippines 2017
Dive site: Broken house

IHW-164 unidentified soft coral, Nephtheidae

Nephtheidae

undetermined soft coral

Halmahera, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: N 00.28.192 / E 127.58.668

  Plexauridae
IHW-115 unidentified Plexauridae

undetermined Plexauridae

?

Halmahera, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Fish fountain

IB2-262 unidentified Plexauridae

undetermined Plexauridae

?

Bali, Indonesia 2011
Dive site: Tulamben, USAT LIberty

IH2-047 undetermined sea fan, family Plexauridae

undetermined Plexauridae

?

Halmahera, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Elmo's reef

   
  Tubiporidae
EMA-151 Organ pipe coral, Tubipora musica.jpg

Tubipora musica

Organ pipe coral

Marsa alam, Egypt 2012
Dive site: Sharm abu dabboer

FRO-364_Tubipora_musica_Red_organ_pipe_coral

Tubipora musica

Organ pipe coral

Romblon, the Philippines 2017
Dive site: San Pedro

IB3-166_maybe_Tubipora_sp

maybe Tubipora sp.

?

Bali, Indonesia 2016
Dive site: Mejangan, Blue corner

IRA-334 undetermined Octocoral, maybe family Tubiporidae

maybe family Tubiporidae

undetermined Octocoral

Indonesia, Raja ampat 2014
Dive site: house reef Sorido

FN2-418_maybe_family_Tubiporidae

maybe family Tubiporidae

undetermined Octocoral

Negros, Philippines 2019
Dive site: Malatapay

  Veretillidae   Viguieriotidae
FN2-376_Cavernularia_sp.

Cavernularia sp.

?

Negros, Philippines 2019
Dive site: Pyramids

IB3-116_Veretillum_sp.,_undetermined_sea_pen

Veretillum sp.

undetermined sea pen

Bali, Indonesia 2016
Dive site: Seraya point (night dive)

IBA-221_family_Veretilliidae

family Veretilliidae

?

Bali, Indonesia 2009
Tulamben, USAT Liberty (night dive)

FMO-281_Studeriotes_sp.

Studeriotes sp.

?

Philippines, Anda 2018
Dive site: New place

IHW-133 unidentified soft coral, maybe Studeriotes sp.

maybe Studeriotes sp.

undetermined soft coral

Halmahera, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Shark reef

  Xeniidae
IH2-023 Waving-hand coral, Anthelia glauca

Anthelia glauca

Waving-hand coral

Halmahera, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Tanjung putus

  FMO-177_Clavularia_cf_viridis

Clavularia viridis

Green clove polyps

Philippines, Anda 2018
Dive site: Birhen point

IHW-178 Waving-hand coral, Anthelia glauca

Clavularia cf. viridis

?

Halmahera, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Kampung witou

 
FMO-133_Conglomeratusclera_coerulea

Conglomeratusclera coerulea

?

Philippines, Anda 2018
Dive site: house reef Magic Oceans

FMO-202_Conglomeratusclera_coerulea

Conglomeratusclera coerulea

?

Philippines, Anda 2018
Dive site: Lamanok Island

  IL1-18 Galathea sp. on Leek flower soft coral, Heteroxenia sp.

Heteroxenia sp.

Leek flowers soft coral

Lembeh, Indonesia 2002
Dive site: Pantai parigi

 
  Anthothelidae
IHW-045 Solenocaulon akalyx

Solenocaulon akalyx

?

Halmahera, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Kampung Witou

FMO-044_Solenocaulon_akalyx

Solenocaulon akalyx

?

Anda, the Philippines 2018
Dive site: Lamanok Island

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  Ellisellidae   Gorgoniidae   Helioporidae   Subergorgiidae
IHW-009 gorgonian Ellisella ceratophyta

Ellisella ceratophyta

Red sea whip

Halmahera, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: Shark reef

IMI-355_probably_Rumphella_antipathes

probably Rumphella antipathes

?

Bangka, Indonesia 2017
Dive site: Tanjung husi 3

FMI-154 Blue coral, Heliopora coerulea

Heliopora coerulea

Blue coral

Cebu, the Philippines 2007
Dive site: Pascador south-east

FMI-257 Giant fan gorgonian, Annella mollis

Annella mollis

Giant fan gorgonian

Cebu, the Philippines 2007
Dive site: Pescador east

IH2-043b_Hippocampus_denise_on_Annella_reticulata

Annella reticulata

with Hippocampus denise

Halmahera, Indonesia 2014
Dive site: Elmo's reef

  Virgularidae   
FMO-274_maybe_Virgularia_gustaviana

maybe Virgularia gustaviana

?

Philippines, Anda 2018
Dive site: Larry’s corner

FN2-298_maybe_Virgularia_gustaviana

maybe Virgularia gustaviana

?

Negros, Philippines 2019
Dive site: District II (night dive)

IBA-186 Sea Pen, Virgularia sp.

Virgularia sp.

undetermined sea pen

Bali, Indonesia 2009
Dive site: Kalanganyar

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  Pennatulidae
FMO-279_Pteroeides_sp.

Pteroeides sp.

retracted sea pen

Philippines, Anda 2018
Dive site: New place

IAM-224 Porcellanella triloba on sea pen

?

Sea pen with Porcellanella triloba

Ambon, Indonesia 2010
Dive site: house reef Maluku divers (nd)

IB2-336 remnant of an unidentified sea pen

?

undetermined sea pen

Bali, Indonesia 2011
Dive site: Seraya