An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that can be found in coastal waters
and intertidal areas of Great Britain and Ireland by David Fenwick.

Stony, Hard and Cup coral images (Order Scleractinia)
Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order)

Scleractinia (Order) > Caryophylliidae (Family)

Caryophyllia (Caryophyllia) smithii Stokes & Broderip
- Devonshire cup coral (from coastal sites)

Caryophyllia (Caryophyllia) smithii Stokes & Broderip
- Devonshire cup coral (from Hayle and Newlyn)

Desmophyllum dianthus (Esper, 1794)
- Cockscomb cup coral

Desmophyllum pertusum (Linnaeus, 1758) syn. Lophelia pertusa (Linnaeus, 1758) - A scleractinian coral

Scleractinia (Order) > Dendrophylliidae (Family)

Balanophyllia (Balanophyllia) regia Gosse, 1853
- Scarlet and gold star-coral

Scleractinia (Order) > Rhizangiidae (Family)

Astrangia poculata (Ellis & Solander, 1786) ?
- Northern Star Coral (non-native rafting species)

Also see -

Hydrozoa (Class) > Hydroidolina (Subclass) > Anthoathecata (Order) > Capitata (Suborder) > Milleporidae (Family)

Millepora sp. - Fire Coral (non-native rafting species)

Stony Hard and Cup coral Order Scleractinia Images UK