Caribbean boulder star coral (Montastrea cavernosa)
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NOAA

Star of the Reef: One Species at a Time

Naked Oceans Podcast

Each month, the Naked Oceans podcast invites a leading marine researcher to pick the "critter of the month" by asking: if you were a marine organism, which one would you be? This month, Dr. Nancy Knowlton, the Sant Chair for Marine Science at NMNH makes her pick: the Caribbean boulder star coral (Montastrea cavernosa). Catch to the full podcast (and more episodes) on the Naked Oceans website.