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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl8376

The diversity of coral species on the canyon walls was quite high at times. Here three species grow together on a single outcrop - Desmophyllum (white, bottom), Acanthogorgia (light green), and Solenosmilia (white stony coral just visible at right).

Image ID: expl8376, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Maryland, Baltimore Canyon
Photo Date: 2013 May 17
Credit: Deepwater Canyons 2013 -Pathways to the Abyss, NOAA-OER/BOEM/USGS

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