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NOAA Photo Library Image - reef2689

A school of Creole wrasse (Clepticus parrae) in a diverse area including Y branched algae (Dictyota sp.), boulder star coral complex (Montastraea annularis), great star coral (Montastraea cavernosa), various tube sponges ( Porifera sp.), and massive starlet coral (Siderastrea siderea).

Image ID: reef2689, NOAA's Coral Kingdom Collection
Location: United States Virgin Islands, St. John
Photo Date: 2007 July
Credit: NOAA CCMA Biogeography Team

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