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NOAA Photo Library Image - reef1993

Fire coral, Millepora complanata, is frequently found in the waters surrounding Bonaire, particularly close to shore. Fire coral poses a serious concern for divers and snorkelers because they are toxic and contact with bare skin produces an intense sting.

Image ID: reef1993, NOAA's Coral Kingdom Collection
Location: Netherlands Antilles, Bonaire
Photo Date: 2008 January
Credit: Bonaire 2008: Exploring Coral Reef Sustainability with New Technologies.; NOAA/OAR/OER

Category: Coral Reefs/Caribbean Sea/

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