Black Coral Living in the Gulf of Mexico

Image: Black Coral Living in the Gulf of Mexico

Detailed Description

These 2- to 3-m-tall orange-colored, black coral trees (Leiopathes cf. glabberima) growing near Viosca Knoll in the Gulf of Mexico are among the oldest living organisms on Earth. 

 

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Image Dimensions: 640 x 436

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