NOAA Photo Library Banner
Takes you to the Top Page Takes you to the About this Site page. Takes you to the Contacts page. Takes you to the HELP page. Takes you to the Credits page. Takes you to the Collections page. Takes you to the search page. Takes you to the Links page.

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 and the yellow gray feather star crinoid.

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

High Resolution Photo Available

Publication of the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Adminstration (NOAA),
NOAA Central Library
NOAA Privacy Policy | NOAA Disclaimer
Last Updated:
June 10, 2016