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NOAA Photo Library Image - expn5316

A Walteria sp. sponge. The red marks are probably from attack by the nematocysts of a siphonophore or some type of jellyfish.

Image ID: expn5316, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Johnston Atoll area, Southeast
Photo Date: 20150918T013312Z
Credit: NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2015 Hohonu Moana

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