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Pantone Name Coral As The Colour for 2019

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The colour for 2019 is 'Living Coral' according to Pantone who each year nominate the in-trend shade.

The pinky hue of soft coral was chosen according to this week's announcement from the giant US Corporation, which supplies and matches colours for everything from car manufacturing to fabric designers because it meets 'our innate need for optimism and joyful, lighthearted pursuits.'

Hmm, whatever!

Us divers just like it because we all love soft corals and other pink critters…

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Soft corals on the wreck of the wreck of Fujikawa Maru, Chuuk Lagoon

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A pygmy seahorse colour blends with its soft coral perch

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Pink vase sponges in Bonaire

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A pink gorgonian soft coral in Anilao, the Philippines

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Bubble anemone in Sulawesi, indonesia

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A wall of soft corals in Fiji

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