elegance coral

CITES Europe to Discuss Restrictions on Australian Corals

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species will meet on December 3rd to discuss the collection and export of certain hard coral species from Australia.

Neon Yellow Elegance Coral is like a Sunset at Chernobyl

Think of LPS corals with variation in color and you might think of torch corals or chalice, but the humble Elegance Coral, Catalaphyllia jardinei, can produce some freakish variations too. Most Catalaphyllia jardinei have light brown base flesh, fluorescent green mottling on the oral disc, with mint green hues and blueish tips.

Unusual Corals In Lembeh Strait

Lembeh Strait The Lembeh Strait is a holy grail amongst scuba divers. This relatively small channel of water is home to the highest concentration of crazy critters known anywhere under the sea. Scuba divers from around the world flock to…

How is this elegance coral even real?

Elgance corals, Catalaphyllia jardinei, come in a myriad of beautiful colors and patterns but ‘Red Elegance Coral’ has never been in our vocabulary fro this iconic coral species. However a new crop of pictures of this coral from central Indonesia might put…