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NOAA Photo Library Image - expn5300

A black coral branch with white polyps. What is the wispy thread-like material and what is its function?

Image ID: expn5300, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Hawaii, Niihau
Photo Date: 20150914T015922Z
Credit: NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2015 Hohonu Moana

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