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Alderslade, 2000

Sansibia (2)

Type species: Sansibia flava May, 1899

Total number of species estimated: 3

Description: Colonies forming soft spreading membranes or ribbon-like stolons from which the polyps arise. Polyps not retractile, monomorphic. Colour of colonies brown, green, blue. Sclerites are small ovals. Zooxanthellae present.

Habitat: turbid water.

Range: Tropical Indo-Pacific.

Remarks: Species can be similar to those of the genus Anthelia, but the latter genus has different sclerites.

Genus Sansibia