Philippines Photo Gallery: Anilao corals

We took an underwater photography trip to the Philippines in December 2016.

Octocorals have an internal skeleton and polyps with eight tentacles. Octocorals are colonial organisms.

tree fern (palm) coral, Clavularia sp.




Pumping coral, Xenia sp.


Tubastrea sp.

tubastrea coral

Cave coral, Tubastrea aurea

tubastrea coral

Dendronephthya sp.

soft coral

Daisy boulder coral, Goniopora cf. djiboutiensis

soft coral soft coral

Anchor coral, Euphyllia ancora

anchor coral

soft coral coral soft coral soft coral green tubastrea coral

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