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NOAA Photo Library Image - expn4335

A large bamboo whip coral. Numerous pointed glass spnges are seen growing upward from the seafloor. This is the only area that the ocean exploration team has seen these pointed sponges.

Image ID: expn4335, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Hawaii, North Pioneer Ridge
Photo Date: 20150815T203231Z
Credit: NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2015 Hohonu Moana

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