Three new species of zoantharians described from coral reefs across the Indo-Pacific


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Three new species of zoantharians — relatives of the better-known hard corals and sea anemones – were discovered in southern Japan. One of them, Antipathozoanthus remengesaui, was named after the current president of Palau, Tommy Remengesau, in honor of his and the nation’s support to the authors and marine conservation as a whole. The species can be found widely across the Indo-Pacific.

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