CRITTER: Meet the Hawaiian Blue Rice Coral
Most divers will tell you that Hawaiian corals are fairly boring to look at or photograph, but that is just not the case with the fluorescent, blue-rice coral! Early explorers that sailed into Hanalei Bay wrote about how the reef was bright blue and purple under the crystal-clear waters. Kaua‘i had the largest concentration of blue-rice coral I have ever seen in the entire Pacific Ocean until 2014 when most of it died.
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Beautiful walalau terry. I believe everybody requires information such as this in our lives. Nature returning. Lets have a happy day.
What an inspiration! Mahalo nui, Terry!