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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl1987

Newly discovered Lophelia pertusa reef. Note live coral growth on top of dead coral structure.

Image ID: expl1987, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Gulf of Mexico
Photo Date: 2009 September 3
Photographer: Ian MacDonald
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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