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