Deep sea coral. Callogorgia americana with associated ophiuroid brittle stars.
A large dark cerianthid anemone is on the sea floor beneath the coral.
Image ID: expn1290, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 2010 1022.013026
Credit: Lophelia II 2010: Oil Seeps and Deep Reefs
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