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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl2112

Large gold coral bushes. Certain stands of this type of coral are claimed to be among the oldest living creatures on Earth with a lifespan of up to four thousand years.

Image ID: expl2112, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Bahamas Islands, West side Little Bahamas Bank
Photo Date: 2009 July
Credit: Bioluminescence 2009 Expedition, NOAA/OER

Category: Ocean exploration/

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