Deep sea coral. A relatively dense assemblage of orange "black" whip corals
on rock outcropping. Other fauna includes blue sponges, bamboo corals,
a large urchin, a large squat lobster, and other species.
Image ID: expn1121, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect Photo Date: 2010 1021.045308 Credit: Lophelia II 2010: Oil Seeps and Deep Reefs