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NOAA Photo Library Image - expn1604

Lophelia pertusa hard coral, white "black" coral Leiopathes glaberrima, and a bamboo coral bush to the right. Large orange venus flytrap anemones, white anemones with orange mouths, a small white anemome, and a variety of sponges including lollypop sponges. This is a repeat observation station as noted by the anchored float with yellow polyethylene rope.

Image ID: expn1604, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 2010 1026.094349
Credit: Lophelia II 2010: Oil Seeps and Deep Reefs

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