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NOAA Photo Library Image - expn1651

Some coral and anthozoids covered with brown flocculent material. Coral at bottom, anthozoids at top. Bleached color of brittle star arms is abnormal. Both the coral and the zoanthids are normally a vibrant yellow.

Image ID: expn1651, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 2010 1102.222431
Credit: Lophelia II 2010: Oil Seeps and Deep Reefs; NOAA-OER/BOEMRE

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