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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl2486

Deep sea corals provide habitats for lush communities of animals (Dive 11). Here, more than five species of coral blanket this boulder on Yakutat Seamount, as well as many other species including brittle stars, starfish, crabs, and molluscs.

Image ID: expl2486, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Atlantic Ocean, Corner Seamounts, Yakutat Seamount
Credit: North Atlantic Stepping Stones Science Party, IFE, URI-IAO; NOAA/OAR/OER

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