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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl1894

The lovely slit shell, Perotrochus amabilis, inhabits a rubble strewn area between 850 and 700 feet depth along the Tennessee Bioherm 1, a mound that extends from the sea bottom at a depth of 1,000 feet to within 550 feet of the surface.

Image ID: expl1894, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Florida Straits
Photo Date: 2005 November 19
Credit: Brooke et al., NOAA-OER, HBOI.; Florida Coast Deep Corals Expedition 2005

Category: Ocean exploration/

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