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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl2780

A large pompom anemone, a smaller anemone, and brittle stars make the boulder in the foreground their home. The boulder to rear is colonized by Venus flower basket glass sponges, brittle stars, and another pompom anemone ( Liponema brevicornis).

Image ID: expl2780, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: California, Channel Islands, Santa Cruz Is. area
Photo Date: 2011 April 22
Credit: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program

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