The squat lobster referred to in image expn4022. A different species adapted to
living in the white coral (possibly Madrepora oculata). Note the black coral
branch covered with hydroids to which the white coral is attached.
Image ID: expn4023, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: USVI, St. Croix approximately 850 meters
Photo Date: 20150427T162434Z
Credit: NOAA OKEANOS EXPLORER Program, Oceano Profundo 2015; Exploring Puerto Rico's Seamounts, Trenches, and Troughs
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