Madrepora oculata (close-up) showing calyx structure. Madrepora is one of the
reef-building corals. Note characteristic zigzag pattern of this coral.
Image ID: expl1989, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Gulf of Mexico
Photo Date: 2009 August 30
Credit: Lophelia II 2009. Deepwater Coral Expedition: Reefs, Rigs, and Wrecks; NOAA OAR/OER
Category: Ocean exploration/
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