Orange cup coral underwater photo

Orange Cup Coral | An Invasive Beauty (Tubastraea coccinea)

Went snorkeling and saw coral colonies with sun-like yellow tentacles, like on dock pillars or a shipwreck? You may just have run into the orange cup coral. Though beautiful to look at, this species is also highly invasive and can cause damage to native coral populations in areas like the Caribbean Sea. Want to know …