Photomosaic of Madrepora reef with surrounding clamshell debris
(below and left) and Paramuricea gorgonians (soft corals) on the periphery.
Mosaic is made up of approximately 70 images and area is
approximately 20 meters squared.
Image ID: expl1991, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Gulf of Mexico
Photo Date: 2009 August 30
Credit: Lophelia II 2009. Deepwater Coral Expedition: Reefs, Rigs, and Wrecks; NOAA OAR/OER
Category: Ocean exploration/
• High Resolution Photo Available