APHOTOMARINE

An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that can be found in coastal waters
and intertidal areas of Great Britain and Ireland.

Stony, Hard and Cup coral images (Order Scleractinia)
Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order)

Scleractinia (Order) > Caryophylliidae (Family)

Caryophyllia
Caryophyllia (Caryophyllia) smithii Stokes & Broderip
- Devonshire cup coral (from coastal sites)

Caryophyllia (Caryophyllia) smithii Stokes & Broderip
- Devonshire cup coral (from Hayle and Newlyn)

Desmophyllum
Desmophyllum dianthus (Esper, 1794)
- Cockscomb cup coral

Lophelia
Lophelia pertusa (Linnaeus, 1758) - A Stony coral

Scleractinia (Order) > Dendrophylliidae (Family)

Balanophyllia
Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) regia Gosse, 1853
- Scarlet and gold star-coral

Scleractinia (Order) > Rhizangiidae (Family)

Astrangia
Astrangia species - A Stone coral (non-native species)

Stony Hard and Cup coral Order Scleractinia Images UK