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NOAA Photo Library Image - expn4253

A yellowish-green octocoral bush. The honeycomb pattern on the rock surface behind the coral is intriguing. Is this caused by some form of biota or is it strictly a physical phenomena.

Image ID: expn4253, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Hawaii, West Northampton Seamount Ridge
Photo Date: 20150808T001649Z
Credit: NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2015 Hohonu Moana

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