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Corallite detail of Pavona clavus at No Name Reef.

© Anne

Close-up of Pavona clavus at No Name Reef.

© Anne

Part of an enormous Pavona clavus colony or group of colonies at No Name Reef. Columnar or club-shaped growth form is distinctive.

© Anne

Top of an enormous Pavona clavus colony or group of colonies at No Name Reef. It is at least 20 m in diameter and it covers the reef slope from deeper than 20 metres to its top at about 8 metres.

© Anne
Pavona venosa at Watson's Bay with an encrusting growth form © Andy