Protecting Our Elders – Hundred Year Old Pavona clavus Corals

Pavona clavus is a coral species which is well documented for its often colossal size. However, what is even more impressive is the age of these large coral colonies, with some reaching hundreds of years in age. When we think…

Giant colony of Pavona is thought to be 700 years old!

Pavona is a popular aquarium coral but one species, Pavona clavus, has been growing some truly awesome colonies both in their size and their age. A particularly huge colony documented in 2014 from the Great Barrier Reef is 19 meters…

Giant Pavona clavus in Japan is over three stories tall!

Pavona clavus is a stout species of┬áPavona that is known to develop into huge colonies in the wild, but divers in Japan have documented the mother of all colonies, and perhaps one of the largest colonies of stony coral ever…