Black corals and octocorals are found in deep water communities in the vicinity
of Flower Garden Banks.
Image ID: sanc0474, NOAA's Sanctuaries Collection Location: Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary Photo Date: 2007 March Photographer: Institute for Exploration. Credit: Rhode Island Institute for Archaeological Oceanography; Secrets of the Gulf Expedition. NOAA/NOS/NMS/FGBNMS.