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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl1983

An example of the Mississippi Canyon 751 site where coral and cold seep habitats intersect. On the left is the gorgonian coral Callogorgia americana, which is a target species being used for genetic studies. On the right is a seep tubeworm colony.

Image ID: expl1983, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Gulf of Mexico
Photo Date: 2009
Credit: Lophelia II 2009. Deepwater Coral Expedition: Reefs, Rigs, and Wrecks; NOAA OAR/OER

Category: Ocean exploration/

High Resolution Photo Available





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