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Bamboo coral with crinoids

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Bamboo coral with numerous attached crinoids (yellow) on northern flank of Mytilus Seamount. Visible around this coral colony are a few other species of octocorals, brisingid seastars, brittlestars, and sponges. Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Northeast U.S. Canyons Expedition 2013.


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