Carijoa multiflora

Carijoa multiflora

order Alyonacea > family Clavulariidae [soft coral]

Carijoa multiflora polyps are bright white and when extended may obscure the stalks. The stalks may be covered by an orange sponge. Carijoa multiflora is a filter feeder, the polyps are often extended during daylight.

Distribution =  tropical Indo-west Pacific
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