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NOAA Photo Library Image - reef3871

Although many of the species found at depth will likely be different than those seen on shallow reefs, some mobile organisms can actually move between shallow and deep reefs. This hawksbill sea turtle feeds on sponges which are common in both deep and shallow reefs.

Image ID: reef3871, NOAA's Coral Kingdom Collection
Location: Caribbean Sea, Cayman Islands
Photo Date: 2007 May 22
Credit: Twilight Zone Expedition Team 2007, NOAA-OE

Category: Coral Reefs/

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