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Pulley Ridge

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Stony Corals of Pulley Ridge

The corals Agaricia sp. and Leptoceris cucullata are most abundant, and are deeply pigmented in shades of tan-brown and blue-purple, respectively. These corals form plates up to 50 cm in diameter and account for up to 60% live coral cover at some localities.

Agaricia grahamae
Agaricia grahamae

Intertwined Leptoseris cucullata and Agaricia undada
Intertwined Leptoseris cucullata and Agaricia undada
Agaricia undata
Agaricia undata

Agaricia lamarcki
Agaricia lamarcki
Agaricia lamarcki (detail)
Agaricia lamarcki (detail)
Montastraea cavernosa
Montastraea cavernosa
Agaricia lamarcki (blue) with Agaricia undata (brownish-purple)
Agaricia lamarcki (blue) with Agaricia undata (brownish-purple)
Madracis mirabilis
Madracis formosa

Leptoseris cucullata (blue) Agaricia undata (brown)
Leptoseris cucullata (blue) Agaricia undata (brown)

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