Staghorn coral “Acropora cervicornis”

Staghorn coral “Acropora cervicornis” Underwater photography Family-friendly: true
How do coral eat? Tropical corals, like staghorn coral, get as much as 90 percent of their energy from the organic byproducts of photosynthesis thanks to a symbiotic relationship with algae. They may also capture and consume live prey, such as small fish and zooplankton, using their tentacles.