A closeup of the upper portion of a yellow octocoral with parts of the branches
, with tissues and polyps present, covered with a brown flocculent material.
Deepwater Horizon aftermath.
Image ID: expl2378, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Gulf of Mexico
Photo Date: 2010
Credit: Lophelia II 2010 Expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEMRE
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