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