Soft Corals

  • Gorgonia
    Gorgonia
    Acabaria sp
    Koala, Batangas, Philippines - April 19, 2008
    1852#0117
    Larry Jackson
  • Gorgonia
    Gorgonia
    Acabaria sp
    Twin Rocks, Batangas, Philippines - April 21, 2008
    1856#0008
    Larry Jackson
  • Soft Coral
    Soft Coral
    Paralemnalia thyrsoides - looking very much like a hard coral
    Aer Prang 3, Lembeh Strait, Indonesia - September 7, 2009
    1930#3272
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Pen
    Sea Pen
    Pteroeides sp
    Aer Prang 2, Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia - September 9, 2009
    1937#3540
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Pen
    Sea Pen
    Pteroeides sp
    Nudi Retreat 2, Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia - September 11, 2009
    1941#3682
    Larry Jackson
  • Coral & Fish on Wreck
    Coral & Fish on Wreck
    mostly Dendronephthya sp on this part of the wreck
    Kensho Maru, Truk, Federated States of Micronesia - May 26, 2010
    2011#7674
    Larry Jackson
  • Soft Coral
    Soft Coral
    Anthelia sp
    Aer Prang 3, Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia - September 15, 2009
    1951#4158
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Pen
    Sea Pen
    Cavernulina sp
    Nudi Falls, Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia - September 15, 2009
    1952#4193
    Larry Jackson
  • unknown Soft Coral
    unknown Soft Coral
    another soft coral that looks like the hard coral, Acropora
    Agahota, Maricaban Island, Philippines - April 10, 2010
    1977#6207
    Larry Jackson
  • Soft Coral
    Soft Coral
    Dendronephtya sp - two different types
    Balanoy, Batangas, Philippines - April 19, 2010
    2005#7420
    Larry Jackson
  • Debbie & Soft Coral
    Debbie & Soft Coral
    colorful Dendronephthya sp on the shipwreck
    Sankisan Maru, Truk, Federated States of Micronesia - May 27, 2010
    2014#7741
    Larry Jackson
  • Soft Coral
    Soft Coral
    Carijoa sp - some areas have a great deal of this coral
    New Drop Off, Palau - June 1, 2010
    2022#8045
    Larry Jackson
  • Soft Coral
    Soft Coral
    Dendronephthya sp
    Big Drop Off, Palau - June 1, 2010
    2023#8095
    Larry Jackson
  • Gorgonia
    Gorgonia
    Nicella sp
    Big Drop Off, Palau - June 1, 2010
    2023#8112
    Larry Jackson
  • Soft Coral
    Soft Coral
    Lemnalia sp
    Big Drop Off, Palau - June 1, 2010
    2023#8145
    Larry Jackson
  • Soft Coral
    Soft Coral
    Chironephthya sp
    Big Drop Off, Palau - June 1, 2010
    2023#8149
    Larry Jackson
  • Organ Pipe Coral
    Organ Pipe Coral
    Tubipora sp
    Annie's Bommies, Rainbow Reef, Taveuni, Fiji - July 20, 2012
    2048#6325
    Larry Jackson
  • Dendronephthya sp
    Dendronephthya sp
    Fingers, Rainbow Reef, Taveuni, Fiji - July 24, 2012
    2056#6613
    Larry Jackson
  • Organ Pipe Coral
    Organ Pipe Coral
    Tubipora sp
    Freeway, Rainbow Reef, Taveuni, Fiji - July 24, 2012
    2057#6619
    Larry Jackson
  • Black Coral
    Black Coral
    Antipathes sp
    Aphol Point, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 22, 2008
    1859#0022
    Larry Jackson
  • Palythoa polyps
    Palythoa polyps
    Palythoa vestitus - macro
    Leru Cut, Russell Islands, Solomon Islands, December 8, 1995
    0132#0002
    Larry Jackson
  • Organ Pipe Coral
    Organ Pipe Coral
    Tubipora musica - one of several different tentacle types
    White Beach, Russell Islands, Solomon Islands, August 29, 1996
    0167#0000
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Fan
    Sea Fan
    Ctenocella sp
    George's Night Spot, Russell Islands, Solomon Islands, September 1, 1996
    0183#0000
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Fan
    Sea Fan
    Trimuricea sp
    Angel's ,Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, October 2, 1999
    0299#0019
    Larry Jackson
  • Organ Pipe Coral
    Organ Pipe Coral
    Tubipora musica
    Lettuce Surprise U, Lembeh Strait, North Sulawesi, Indonesia, October 8, 1999
    0318#0003
    Larry Jackson
  • Blue Coral
    Blue Coral
    Heliopora coerulea
    Mirror Pond, Mane Island, Russell Islands, Solomon Islands, November 24, 1999
    0329#0006
    Larry Jackson
  • Organ Pipe Coral
    Organ Pipe Coral
    Tubipora musica
    Mirror Pond, Mane Island, Russell Islands, Solomon Islands, November 24, 1999
    0329#0018
    Larry Jackson
  • Clove Polyps
    Clove Polyps
    Clavularia sp
    Custom Cave, Russell Islands, Solomon Islands, November 25, 1999
    0332#0003
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Fan
    Sea Fan
    Acabaria sp
    Mborokua Island, Solomon Islands, November 26, 1999
    0334#0020
    Larry Jackson
  • Clove Polyps
    Clove Polyps
    Clavularia sp
    Mborokua Bay, Solomon Islands, November 26, 1999
    0335#0001
    Larry Jackson
  • Clove Polyps
    Clove Polyps
    Clavularia sp
    Mborokua Bay, Solomon Islands, November 26, 1999
    0335#0003
    Larry Jackson
  • Carnation Coral
    Carnation Coral
    Dendronephthya sp
    Karanjou, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, November 27, 1999
    0337#0007,
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Fan
    Sea Fan
    Subergorgia appressa
    Karanjou, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, November 27, 1999
    0337#0020
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Fan
    Sea Fan
    Astrogorgia sp
    Karanjou, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, November 27, 1999
    0337#0021
    Larry Jackson
  • Splendid Knotted Fan Coral
    Splendid Knotted Fan Coral
    Acabaria sp
    Karanjou, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, November 27, 1999
    0338#0017
    Larry Jackson
  • Xenia sp
    Xenia sp
    Roger's Reef, Njapuana Island, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, November 28, 1999
    0341#0002
    Larry Jackson
  • Paralemnalia sp
    Paralemnalia sp
    Lumalihe Pass, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, November 28, 1999
    0342#0004
    Larry Jackson
  • Siphonogorgia sp
    Siphonogorgia sp
    Lumalihe Pass, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, November 28, 1999
    0342#0008
    Larry Jackson
  • Sinularia sp
    Sinularia sp
    Lumalihe Pass, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, November 28, 1999
    0342#0032
    Larry Jackson
  • Carnation Coral
    Carnation Coral
    Kokoana Pass, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, November 29, 1999
    0344#0008
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Fan
    Sea Fan
    Solenocaulon sp
    Kokoana Pass, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, November 29, 1999
    0344#0029
    Larry Jackson
  • Clove Polyps
    Clove Polyps
    Clavularia sp
    Wreck of the Ann, Russell Islands, Solomon Islands, December 1, 1999
    0349#0026
    Larry Jackson
  • Sinularia sp
    Sinularia sp
    White Beach, Russell Islands, Solomon Islands, December 1, 1999
    0351#0022
    Larry Jackson
  • Xenia sp
    Xenia sp
    Tanabosi Rock, Florida Islands, Solomon Islands, December 2, 1999
    0354#0004
    Larry Jackson
  • Carnation Coral
    Carnation Coral
    Scleronephthya sp
    Tanabosi Rock, Florida Islands, Solomon Islands, December 2, 1999
    0354#0006
    Larry Jackson
  • Carnation Coral
    Carnation Coral
    Dendronephthya sp
    Tanabosi Rock, Florida Islands, Solomon Islands, December 2, 1999
    0354#0014
    Larry Jackson
  • Carnation Coral
    Carnation Coral
    Dendronephthya sp
    Tanabosi Rock, Florida Islands, Solomon Islands, December 2, 1999
    0354#0015
    Larry Jackson
  • Carnation Coral
    Carnation Coral
    Dendronephthya sp
    Tanabosi Rock, Florida Islands, Solomon Islands, December 2, 1999
    0354#0016
    Larry Jackson
  • Carnation Coral
    Carnation Coral
    Dendronephthya sp
    Tanabosi Rock, Florida Islands, Solomon Islands, December 2, 1999
    0354#0017
    Larry Jackson
  • Organ Pipe Coral
    Organ Pipe Coral
    Tubipora musica
    Lemus Island, Kavieng, Papua New Guinea, April 11, 2000
    0362#0002
    Larry Jackson
  • Leather Coral
    Leather Coral
    Sinularia sp
    Albatross Channel, Kavieng, Papua New Guinea, April 12, 2000
    0368#0024
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Fan
    Sea Fan
    Ellisella sp
    Albatross Channel, Kavieng, Papua New Guinea, April 12, 2000
    0368#0027
    Larry Jackson
  • Carnation Coral
    Carnation Coral
    Scleronephthya sp
    Valia's Reef, Kavieng, Papua New Guinea, April 12, 2000
    0370#0012
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Fan
    Sea Fan
    Ellisella sp
    Nub Reef, Kavieng, Papua New Guinea, April 13, 2000
    0373#0007
    Larry Jackson
  • Ridged Leather Coral
    Ridged Leather Coral
    Lobophytum sp
    Nub Reef, Kavieng, Papua New Guinea, April 13, 2000
    0373#0037
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Fan
    Sea Fan
    Melithaea sp
    Cape Heussner, Kimbe Bay, Papua New Guinea, April 18, 2000
    0396#0026
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Fan
    Sea Fan
    Acanthogorgia sp
    Ribbon Valley #1, Mabul Island, Sipadan Water Village, Borneo, Malaysia, September 2, 2001
    0567#0005
    Larry Jackson
  • Splendid Knotted Fan Corals
    Splendid Knotted Fan Corals
    Acabaria sp - several colorations
    Koala, Batangas, Philippines, April 23, 2003
    0956#0004
    Larry Jackson
  • Orange Alcyonarian @ night
    Orange Alcyonarian @ night
    Minabea aldersladei
    Wickham Island, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, October 11, 2003
    1033#0011
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Fan & Scalefin Anthias
    Sea Fan & Scalefin Anthias
    Melithaea sp & Pseudanthias squamipinnis
    E-6, Fiji, December 1, 2003
    1053#0028
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Fan
    Sea Fan
    Melithaea sp
    Big Drop Off, Palau, February 18, 2004
    1091#0048
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Fan
    Sea Fan
    Ellisella sp
    Shark City, Palau, February 29, 2004
    1125#0011
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Fan
    Sea Fan
    Siphonogorgia sp
    Siaes Corner, Palau, February 29, 2004
    1126#0047
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Fan
    Sea Fan
    Unknown Gorgonia
    Ligpo Sand, Batangas, Philippines, April 3, 2004
    1130#0018
    Larry Jackson
  • Splendid Knotted Fan Coral
    Splendid Knotted Fan Coral
    Acabaria sp
    Koala, Batangas, Philippines, April 4, 2004
    1136#0158
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Fan
    Sea Fan
    Anthogorgia sp - I've never seen this coloration anywhere else
    Batu Gosoh, Banka Island, Indonesia, August 10, 2004
    1240#0027
    Larry Jackson
  • Orange Finger Coral @ night
    Orange Finger Coral @ night
    Eleutherobia sp
    Black Rock, Mergui Archipelago, Myanmar, February 20, 2005
    1346#0042
    Larry Jackson
  • Orange Finger Coral
    Orange Finger Coral
    Paraminabea sp. (possibly Eleutherobia sp.)
    Richelieu Rock, Thailand, January 7, 2006
    1523#0006
    Larry Jackson
  • Orange Finger Coral
    Orange Finger Coral
    Paraminabea sp. (possibly Eleutherobia sp)
    Richelieu Rock, Thailand, January 7, 2006
    1523#0011
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Fan
    Sea Fan
    Melithaea sp
    Mane Point, Russell Islands, Solomon Islands, October 9, 2006
    1675#0019
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Fan
    Sea Fan
    Annella sp - one of the larger Gorgonia/Sea Fans
    Mbulo Canyons, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, October 12, 2006
    1685#0085
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Fan
    Sea Fan
    Lumalihe West, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, October 13, 2006
    1687#0032
    Larry Jackson
  • Carnation Coral
    Carnation Coral
    Rainbow Reef, Russell Islands, Solomon Islands, October 15, 2006
    1692#0010
    Larry Jackson
  • Carnation Coral
    Carnation Coral
    Chironephthya sp
    Rainbow Reef, Russell Islands, Solomon Islands, October 15, 2006
    1692#0011
    Larry Jackson
  • Soft Coral, Featherstar & Sea Fan
    Soft Coral, Featherstar & Sea Fan
    Chironephthya, Featherstars & Gorgonia
    Rainbow Reef, Russell Islands, Solomon Islands, October 15, 2006
    1692#0023
    Larry Jackson
  • Splendid Knotted Fan Coral
    Splendid Knotted Fan Coral
    Acabaria sp
    Bat Cave, Russell Islands, Solomon Islands, October 16, 2006
    1696#0058
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Fans
    Sea Fans
    at least 3 types
    Uepi Point, Uepi, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, October 18, 2006
    1699#0035
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Fans
    Sea Fans
    Uepi Point, Uepi, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, October 18, 2006
    1699#0058
    Larry Jackson
  • Gorgonia & Black Coral
    Gorgonia & Black Coral
    Gorgonia & Antipathes sp
    Uepi Point,Uepi, New Georgia, Solomon Islands, October 22, 2006
    1707#0058
    Larry Jackson
  • Soft Coral
    Soft Coral
    West Bay, Little Andaman, Andaman Islands, India, February 1, 2007
    1711#0003
    Larry Jackson
  • Carnation Coral
    Carnation Coral
    Dendronephthya sp
    East Barren Island, Andaman Islands, India, February 8, 2007
    1733#0013
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Fan
    Sea Fan
    Melithaea sp
    Northwest Point, Barren Island, Andaman Islands, India, February 8, 2007
    1735#0048
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Fan
    Sea Fan
    Dichotella sp
    Faroundi Pass, SE Misool, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia, August 25, 2007
    1794#0009
    Larry Jackson
  • Clove Polyps
    Clove Polyps
    Clavularia sp - much prettier than the brown coloration
    Dayane Island, Batanto Area, Raja Ampat, West Papua, Indonesia, August 28, 2007
    1801#0009
    Larry Jackson
  • Finger Leather Coral
    Finger Leather Coral
    Sinularia sp
    Yum Island, Batanta Area, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, August 30, 2007
    1808#0072
    Larry Jackson
  • Soft Coral
    Soft Coral
    Siphonogorgia godeffroyi
    Keruo Wall, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, September 1, 2007
    1815#0082
    Larry Jackson
  • Carnation Coral
    Carnation Coral
    Dendronephthya sp
    Keruo Wall, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, September 1, 2007
    1815#0085
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Fan
    Sea Fan
    Ctenocella pectinata
    3 Islets, Mergui Archipelago, Myanmar, Febuary 9, 2008
    1827#0082
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Fan & Carnation Corals
    Sea Fan & Carnation Corals
    Melithaea sp & Dendronephthya sp
    3 Islets, Mergui Archipelago, Myanmar, February 9, 2008
    1828#0163
    Larry Jackson
  • Soft Coral
    Soft Coral
    Efflatounaria sp - runners along rock spread the coral
    Ligpo Wall, Batangas, Philippines, April 18, 2008
    1847#0006
    Larry Jackson
  • Splendid Knotted Fan Coral
    Splendid Knotted Fan Coral
    Acabaria sp
    Devil's Point, Maricaban Island, Philippines, April 19, 2007
    1851#0035
    Larry Jackson
  • Waving-hand Coral
    Waving-hand Coral
    Anthelia glauca
    Ligpo Wall, Anilao, Batangas, Philippines, April 24, 2008
    1865#0007
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Pen
    Sea Pen
    Virgularia sp
    Ligpo Sand, Batangas, Philippines, April 24, 2008
    1866#0028
    Larry Jackson
  • Spiral Black Coral
    Spiral Black Coral
    Cirrhipathes spiralis
    Dead Palm, Batangas, Philippines, April 24, 2008
    1867#0079
    Larry Jackson
  • Splendid Knotted Fan Corals
    Splendid Knotted Fan Corals
    Acabaria sp
    Peri's Wreck & Gaza Strip, Maricaban Is., Philippines, April 25, 2008
    1869#0045
    Larry Jackson
  • Splendid Knotted Fan Coral
    Splendid Knotted Fan Coral
    Acabaria sp
    Koala, Batangas, Philippines, April 25, 2008
    1870#0072
    Larry Jackson
  • Splendid Knotted Fan Coral
    Splendid Knotted Fan Coral
    Acabaria sp
    Koala, Batangas, Philippines, April 25, 2008
    1870#0076
    Larry Jackson
  • Splendid Knotted Fan Coral
    Splendid Knotted Fan Coral
    Acabaria sp
    Koala, Batangas, Philippines, April 25, 2008
    1870#0080
    Larry Jackson
  • Sea Fan
    Sea Fan
    Acanthogorgia sp
    Koala, Batangas, Philippines, April 25, 2008
    1870#0083
    Larry Jackson
  • Splendid Knotted Fan Corals
    Splendid Knotted Fan Corals
    Acabaria sp
    Koala, Batangas, Philippines, April 25, 2008
    1870#0087
    Larry Jackson