Tube coral

Related to Tube coral: brain coral
(Zool.) Same as Tubipore.

See also: Tube

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Other colorful inhabitants of these waters are the sea urchin, a rock eater, which contributes to the island's erosion, and the spectacular orange tube coral, which, because of Malpelo's steep underwater slopes, is unable to form reefs.
The outcrops' crevices and water-filled hollows harbor such treasures as broken staghorn and ivory tube corals, a variety of shells, and sea fans.