What is Montastraea?
Montastraea meaning a genus of hard (stony) coral that includes the boulder coral and the great star coral
Great star coral(Montastraea cavernosa) is one of four species of Montastraea found at the Flower Garden Banks in the Gulf of Mexico. (Photo: Dr. Stephen Gittings)
reference: Coral Reef Information System – GlossaryWhat is