Brain Coral – Phu Quoc Coral Observation

Phu Quoc touristy-avoiding snorkeling tour to explore Half-moon Reef - Brain coral

Brain coral has a scientific name is Diploria labyrinthiformis. They are called brain coral because their form like a brain.

Brain coral is a genus of large polyp stony corals, it is in phylum Faviidae and lives in shallow water. When they grow up, their height can be 1.8 m. A thing you may not know, the largest brain coral’s age is 900 years. In Phu Quoc water, the biggest brain corals can be found in U-Turn and Half-moon Reef, North-east Coral Reef, most of them are in good healthy status.