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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl2445

A pink branched 'bottlebrush' black coral shares a knoll with feather-like, orange black corals (Bathypathes), large yellow sponges, and a stalked glass sponge. The knoll provides a good substrate for sponges and corals to grow on.

Image ID: expl2445, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Credit: North Atlantic Stepping Stones Science Party, IFE, URI-IAO; NOAA/OAR/OER

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