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NOAA Photo Library Image - r0000737

Two divers work to reattach a large fragment of Elkhorn coral, Acropora palmatta. The coral in the background has been attached to the reef framework using stainless steel wires. The wire binds the coral fragment to the living coral where it is expected to reattach to the live coral.

Image ID: r0000737, NOAA's Restoration Center Collection
Location: Puerto Rico, Mona Island
Photo Date: Summer, 1997
Credit: NOAA Restoration Center, Erik Zobrist

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