A close up of one of the impacted corals. A small amount of apparently
living tissue on the tips of some of the branches is orange. Most of the
skeleton is bare or covered by brown flocculent material.
Deepwater Horizon aftermath.
Image ID: expl2383, 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