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NOAA Photo Library Image - expn5596

A large live hexactellinid sponge - Farrea sp3 occa erecta - the same seen in image expn5595. Numerous other live and dead sponges are seen in the near vicinity including Tretopleura sp., Poliopogon, and Caulophacus sp. sponges.

Image ID: expn5596, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Pacific Ocean, Guyot Ridge
Photo Date: 20150927T002106Z
Credit: NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2015 Hohonu Moana

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