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NOAA Photo Library Image - expn4482

A stalked vase sponge with an associated white squat lobster, four weird stalked sponges, and an octocoral bush. Pillow lavas give a rounded hummocky appearance to the seafloor.

Image ID: expn4482, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Hawaii, Bank 9 North
Photo Date: 20150813T001508Z
Credit: NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2015 Hohonu Moana

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