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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl0350

This beautiful pale orange coral was collected at the Lophelia coral banks. Very different from the surrounding pale white Lophelia, The members of the Islands in the Stream 2002 expedition had never seen this type of coral before among the Lophelia during their dives.

Image ID: expl0350, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: South Atlantic Bight, Southeast United States
Photographer: Bruce Moravchik, NOAA
Credit: Islands in the Stream Expedition 2002. NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration

Category: Ocean exploration/Invertebrates/Deep sea coral/

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