Deep sea coral. Three healthy Paramuricea sp. coral bushes with a third
overtaken by yellow zooanthids. Brittle stars seem to have little concern as to
whether bush has healthy corals or is overtaken by zooanthids.
Image ID: expl8767, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Oceanographer Canyon, west wall, 1236-1150m
Photo Date: 20130803T150826Z
Credit: NOAA OKEANOS Explorer Program , 2013 Northeast U. S. Canyons Expedition
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