Earthen Coral Tubes are a light brown, tubular coral that range from being short and rotund to long and skinny. They are almost always found in groups of twenty or more. The inside of some tubes have an orange bioluminescent glow.
Data Bank Entry
Genetic resemblances to the giant coral tubes encountered elsewhere suggests evolutionary divergence approximately 100,000 years ago, with this subspecies being substantially lower in calcium content, and specializing in growing in smaller, denser packs at deeper levels.
Assessment: No practical applications discovered
- The former name for the Earthen Coral Tubes was Brown Coral Tubes.