Paragorga arborea, also Known as Bubblegum Coral (image) Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Share Print E-Mail Caption Paragorga arborea, also known as bubblegum coral, is a conspicuous and locally abundant coral species that can grow massive colonies, which can reach up to 8 meters in height and can be hundreds of years old. Credit NOAA/MBARI Usage Restrictions In a news piece on the research and properly credited. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.