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NOAA Photo Library Image - expn3973

On closer inspection, it appears there are two "black" coral bushes growing in close proximity to each other, the larger to the left and the smaller to the right. The red dots are from lasers and are ten centimeters (4 inches apart) to help determine relative dimensions of observed biota and objects.

Image ID: expn3973, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: USVI, St. Croix approximately 850 meters
Photo Date: 20150427T135500Z
Credit: NOAA OKEANOS EXPLORER Program, Oceano Profundo 2015; Exploring Puerto Rico's Seamounts, Trenches, and Troughs

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