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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl8387

Close-up of a crinoid attached to a bubblegum coral (Paragorgia). The coral's polyps are extended in feeding position. Both animals capture small organisms and organic matter in the water column as it drifts by.

Image ID: expl8387, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 2013 May 11
Credit: Deepwater Canyons 2013 -Pathways to the Abyss, NOAA-OER/BOEM/USGS

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