Characters: Branches are thick (5-9 mm), short and strongly tapered. They are usually in fused clumps. Corallites are irregularly distributed on branches. Tentacles are commonly extended during the day. Colour: Pink or cream. Similar species: Seriatopora stellata. See also S. hystrix, which can have similar branch shapes on shallow exposed reef flats. Habitat: Shallow reef environments. Abundance: Uncommon.