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NOAA Photo Library Image - expn2775

Anthomastus coral with polyps in various stages of opening and closing. The coral seems to be attached to a large bluish gray sponge. Numerous tube worms are seen with their cirri extended.

Image ID: expn2775, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 20141001T172347Z
Credit: NOAA OKEANOS EXPLORER Program; Our Deepwater Backyard: Exploring Atlantic Canyons and Seamounts 2014

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