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NOAA Photo Library Image - expn0267

A basalt wall covered with various sponges including vase sponges, goiter sponges, a large dead vase sponge with brittle stars, a large purple sea cucumber (holothurian), and more brittle stars adhering to the rock face.

Image ID: expn0267, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Mytilus Seamount, north side, 3271-2750m
Photo Date: 20130804T192627Z
Credit: NOAA OKEANOS Explorer Program , 2013 Northeast U. S. Canyons Expedition

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