Zoanthid Archives

White Encrusting Zoanthid
Stuart Wynne 31st July 2019 No Comments

You can be forgiven if you mistakenly think the White Encrusting Zoanthid (Palythoa caribbaeorum) is a type of coral, as it looks remarkably similar to large polyp species such as Great Star Coral (Montastraea cavernosa). As …

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Mat Zoanthid
Stuart Wynne 22nd September 2017 No Comments

I spent a long time keeping my eyes open for a Mat Zoanthid ‘colony’, and for the longest time was convinced they were absent from Anguillian waters despite being classed as common in the Caribbean. Then while snorkelling at Little

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