back button photo of coral in genus Pocillipora

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The genus Pocillipora is one of the most common types of coral found in American Samoa, and has some of the most widely distributed species throughout the Pacific. The species pictured here, consists of compact clumps composed of uniform, thick, primarily upright branches with flattened ends.
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