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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl0630

Several species of red algae grow on rhodoliths at about 75 m depth (225 ft) Notable species include Halymenia, composed of large, flat blades (large pink seaweed in center); Gracilaria blodgettii, a cylindrical species in right foreground; Kallyemia westii, a pale pink species with perforated blades in extreme left center foreground.

Image ID: expl0630, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Gulf of Mexico, McGrail Bank

Category: Ocean exploration/Algae/

High Resolution Photo Available

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