Sinularia molokaiensis Verseveldt, 1983
Moloka'i leather coral
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Family:  Alcyoniidae (true soft corals)
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Environment:  sessile; marine; depth range - 35 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Endemic to Hawaii.
Biology:  Colonies encrust on limestone and volcanic rocks in waters around 35 meters or deeper but can also be located in shallow waters. Contains less stinging cells than other cnidarians, and they feed on planktonic plant cells or other types of small particles (Ref. 122680).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 25.08.20
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 19.11.20

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