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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl2377

The gorgonian sea fan Callogorgia americana and symbiotic brittle stars from a site at approximately 350 meters depth in the Green Canyon area of the Gulf of Mexico. In the bottom left of the image are some small brown anemones that have colonized a portion of the skeleton of the sea fan.

Image ID: expl2377, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Gulf of Mexico
Photo Date: 2010
Credit: Lophelia II 2010 Expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEMRE; NOAA News 110410

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