Deep sea coral. Corals were diverse on Mytilus Seamount, but composition and
abundance of corals differed between the north and south side of the seamount.
This is a colony of Jasonisis, a bamboo coral. Numerous red brittle stars are
seen as well as a variety of sponges.
Image ID: expl9036, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Mytilus Seamount, south side, 3262-2593m
Photo Date: 20130805T180234Z
Credit: NOAA OKEANOS Explorer Program , 2013 Northeast U. S. Canyons Expedition
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