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Clathria raraechelae
(Van Soest, 1984)

Description:
Thinly incrusting, with a conspicuous characteristic vein-pattern of the canal system and oscules. Lateral expansion indefinite, often quite extensive. Consistency soft, slimy to the touch.

Color:
Mostly yellow, but grayish-purple specimens are also found.

Habitat:
Predominantly incrusting reef corals, but also found in fouling communities.

Distribution:
So far known only from Curacao and Bonaire.

Clathria raraechelae