Hydnophora exesa

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Hydnophora exesa
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa
Order: Scleractinia
Family: Merulinidae
Genus: Hydnophora
H. exesa
Binomial name
Hydnophora exesa
(Pallas, 1766)

Hydnophora exesa, also called horn coral or spine coral, is a coral in the genus Hydnophora. [1] It was described by Peter Simon Pallas in 1766.[1]


They are found in the oceans of North and East Australia, Southeast Asia, and East Africa.


  1. ^ a b "Hydnophora exesa". coral.aims.gov.au. Retrieved 2019-10-26.