Appears to be an odd form of bubble gum coral (Paragorgia sp.) growing on the
surface as opposed to in tree form. The large white translucent polyps show
this to be an octocoral.
Image ID: expl7358, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Gulf of Mexico, North
Credit: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Gulf of Mexico 2012 Expedition
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