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NOAA Photo Library Image - reef3868

One of the more common deep reef corals on the Little Cayman walls are Mycetophyllia sp. since they prefer low light conditions. In fact, on shallow reefs, Mycetophyllia polyps are often retracted during the day.

Image ID: reef3868, NOAA's Coral Kingdom Collection
Location: Caribbean Sea, Cayman Islands
Photo Date: 2007 May 27
Credit: Twilight Zone Expedition Team 2007, NOAA-OE

Category: Coral Reefs/

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