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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl1991

Photomosaic of Madrepora reef with surrounding clamshell debris (below and left) and Paramuricea gorgonians (soft corals) on the periphery. Mosaic is made up of approximately 70 images and area is approximately 20 meters squared.

Image ID: expl1991, 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/

High Resolution Photo Available





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