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Orange ball corallimorph
Pseudocorynactis caribbeorum

Corallimorph with a bright orange body column and ball-like tips on nearly transparent tentacles. Disc up to 5 cm in diameter. Occasionally, the column and tentacles may be pale yellow or white.

Inhabit reefs and sandy areas near reefs, down to 30 meters. Nocturnal, solitary polyps extend from recesses or sand. If disturbed or lighted, the corallimorph will retract.

Uncommon Caribbean.

Orange ball corallimorph (Pseudocorynactis caribbeorum)