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the web of life in southern Africa

Order: Scleractinia (hard corals)

(= Madreporaria)

Life > Eukaryotes > Opisthokonta > Metazoa (animals) > Cnidaria > Anthozoa > Zoantharia

Balanophyllia sp. 

 

Buffels Bay, False Bay, 8-12 m; October 1986. [photo by G. Williams ]

Flabellum sp. 

 

Gypsey Hill, Zululand, 50-110m; June 1988 [photo by G. Williams ]