A "pregnant" octocoral, as evidenced by the eight tentacles
seen on its polyps. The white dots you see in its almost translucent body
may be developing embryos - baby corals.
Image ID: expl7473, 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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