Deep sea coral. An orange "black" whip coral, a bathyal swimming crab (
Bathynectes longispina), a bamboo coral bush, a yellow crinoid, and small blue
sponge patches. The ""rock" here is strangely broken in linear pieces.
Image ID: expn1118, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect Photo Date: 2010 1021.113855 Credit: Lophelia II 2010: Oil Seeps and Deep Reefs; NOAA-OER/BOEMRE