certain kinds of coral

kingston_123

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Peggy: I know. I think sometimes you just sort of......spaz out with excess flirtatious energy......and it just lands on anything male that moves.
Maggie: Anything male that moves? As opposed to anything male that doesn't?
Peggy: Well, like certain kinds of coral.

What is the meaning of "coral" in this context?
Coral I know is an aquatic animal, but usage of word seems out of context

Source: Runaway Bride (1999)
 

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Maggie's 'flirtatious energy' is being compared to the spawning behaviour of 'certain kinds of coral'.
 
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