Ctenactis triangularis, a new coral species from Andaman Islands, India

Just when we thought 2013 was going to be mediocre for new coral species descriptions, along comes┬áCtenactis triangularis to show us there’s still some surprises in stony corals this year. Described from three specimens in the Andaman Sea, Ctenactis triangularis…

Lightning strikes twice with two incredible red Fungiid disc corals

We don’t know what the heck is going on with the incredible disc coral above but whatever it is, it’s unbelievable. Elongated red tentacles on top of a dark colored coral polyp looks like this Ctenactis is on fire, it…