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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl5118

Closeup of Scleractinian hard coral imaged by the Little Hercules ROV at 1382 meters, depth. Based on published results, this coral may be 1,000 to 6,000 years old. Note the small hermit crab with the white shell in the center of the photo.

Image ID: expl5118, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 2010 August 6
Credit: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, INDEX-SATAL 2010

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