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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl7971

Outcrop of carbonate cap rock with large brittle star, and somewhat stunted looking corals. Behind this outcrop are lophelia coral, a white sponge, a white sea star, a large whitish pink coral in upper right, and what appear to be vestimentiferan tube worms in upper right corner of image.

Image ID: expl7971, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Gulf of Mexico, North
Credit: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Gulf of Mexico 2012 Expedition

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