honeycomb coral

honeycomb coral

[′hən·ē‚kōm ¦kär·əl]
(paleontology)
The common name for members of the extinct order Tabulata; has prismatic sections arranged like the cells of a honeycomb.
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There are forests of seaweed interspersed with brain, anemone, whip and honeycomb coral, surrounded by blue-spotted stingrays, humphead parrotfish, giant clams, surgeonfish, barracudas and hawksbill turtles.