Iridogorgia sp. octocoral living at 2,044 meters on a steep scarp south of the
De Soto Canyon. Shrimp of the large species seen on this coral, with large
chelae (claws), can be considered to be specific to this type of coral.
Image ID: expl7386, 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