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

One of the Porites spp (massive) species on the exposed reef slope at Lizard Island. It could be Porites lutea according to Grace Frank.

© 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.