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Racing stripe flatworm

Racing stripe flatworm swims over Discosoma coral Location & date Chocolate Island, Malapascua, Philippines. 16th November 2014 Subject The racing stripe flatworm Pseudoceros bifurcusĀ is a ‘say what you see’ species. The distinctive white stripe with dark border easily identifies this species. This example has a cut, possibly a bite mark, on one side. This particular […]

Racing Stripe Flatworm on colourful coral

Favia favus – Head coral

Head coral Favia favus under super macro Location & date Malapascua, Philippines: 17th November 2014 Subject Favia favus is a reef building coral, found in shallow waters on the coral reef. This was taken during daytime and the polyps are retracted. The corallite on the left has something in its pharynx. The pharynx is the […]

Where life begins on coral reefs - {Favia favus}