Characters: Colonies are massive, forming hemispherical domes with smooth or slightly irregular surfaces. Corallite rims form conspicuous dark circles. Tentacles, which may be extended during the day, are long, giving colonies a ragged appearance.
Colour: Cream or tan with colourless or green polyps.
Similar Species: Solenastrea hyades.
Habitat: Shallow turbid environments including seagrass beds and reef lagoons.
Abundance: Usually uncommon.