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Corals and relatives (Cnidaria)

There is a multitude of different kinds of coral along the Queensland coast, including hundreds of species of both hexacorals (hard corals) and octocorals (sea pens, blue corals, soft corals and sea fans).

Relatives

Queensland Museum's Find out about... is proudly supported by the Thyne Reid Foundation and the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation.