Photo of Animalia: species: Porites spp (massive) (Lizard Island Field Guide)

Close-up of Porites spp (massive) colony from exposed reef slope at Lizard Island. This may be Porites lutea according to Grace Frank. View larger version for additional notes.

© Anne Hoggett

Grace Frank thinks it might be Porites lutea based on the corallite structure visible in the close-up photo and the polyps have 6 tentacles.