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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl1628

Operation Deep Slope 2006. Stunning red deep sea coral, a white galatheid crab, and a white anemone. A red gorgonian. The eight tiny tentacles on each polyp place this group of corals in the Octocorallia.

Image ID: expl1628, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Gulf of Mexico
Credit: Image courtesy of AquaPix, Ian MacDonald, Expedition to the Deep Slope

Category: Ocean exploration/

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