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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl1212

North Atlantic Stepping Stones Expedition 2005. The branched bottlebrush black coral (Parantipathes sp.) collected from Lyman Seamount (part of the Corner Rise Seamount chain). Unbranched forms of the bottlebrush also occur, oftentimes with two or more chirostyliead crabs living on the colony.

Image ID: expl1212, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect

Category: Ocean exploration/Invertebrates/Deep sea coral/

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