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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl0434

Deep-sea corals form important habitats for unique and diverse array of marine life. Live bushes of the deep-sea coral, Lophelia, may act like island oases in the deep sea.

Image ID: expl0434, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: North Carolina Continental Slope
Photographer: Dr. Ken Sulak, USGS
Credit: Life on the Edge 2004 Expedition: NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration

Category: Ocean exploration/Invertebrates/Deep sea coral/

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