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NOAA Photo Library Image - expn1654

An impacted paramuricid coral with associated brittle stars. Although the coral is living with polyps extended, its colors are abnormal as is the coloration of the brittle star on the left.

Image ID: expn1654, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 2010 1102.230024
Credit: Lophelia II 2010: Oil Seeps and Deep Reefs; NOAA-OER/BOEMRE

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