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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl2383

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

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