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NOAA Photo Library Image - reef2627

Another outcrop protruding above the bottom that serves as habitat for a variety of sponges including a large white sponge, tunicates, green algae, and red algae. Can you find the two pycnonogid sea spiders and the lantern bass (Serranus baldwini).

Image ID: reef2627, NOAA's Coral Kingdom Collection
Location: United States Virgin Islands
Photo Date: 2012 April
Credit: Personnel of the NOAA Ship NANCY FOSTER

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