Species group: Corals and Polyps
Other common names: Blasto Coral ; Pineapple Coral; Branched Cup Coral, Open Brain Coral Wellsi's Brain, Swollen Brain Coral, Big Pipe Blastomussa
Scientific name: Blastomussa wellsi
The Blastomussa Coral is a slow growing large polyp stony coral (LPS) which is native to waters in Fiji, the Solomon Islands and other areas of the Indo-Pacific.
In nature, the Blastomussa Coral is dark red or green. However, the species widely grown in aquaculture, and this has produced colors such as green, purple, yellow, pink, red and blue.