species: Cirrhipathes contorta cf. in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Cirrhipathes contorta cf.


©Anne Hoggett: Cirrhipathes contorta cf. at 21 m depth off South Island, Lizard Island Group (30 Jan 2016).

©Erika Gress: Cirrhipathes contorta cf. on the reef slope between Bird and South Islands, Lizard Island Group.

©Anne Hoggett: Cirrhipathes contorta cf. colony about 8 m long at Bommie Bay, Lizard Island. Tip of colony is in foreground.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Order Antipatharia
Family Antipathidae
Genus Cirrhipathes
Species Cirrhipathes contorta cf.

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Distinguishing features

Polyps are all around the corallum which often forms uneven spirals. Thanks to Erika Gress for this information.

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