USGS Multimedia Gallery
Title: Mountainous Star Coral (Montastraea faveolata)
Description: This colony of Mountainous Star Coral (Montastraea faveolata) is so large (about 3 feet across) that it must have been growing before the severe bleaching and disease episode in 2005/2006 that caused so much coral mortality on St. John's reefs.
Location: VI, USA
Date Taken: Sep 18 2009
Photographer: Caroline Rogers , U.S. Geological Survey
Usage: This image is public domain/of free use unless otherwise stated. Please refer to the USGS Copyright section for how to credit the photo.
Suggest an update to the information/tags?