Coral, Orbicella annularis, in the Florida Keys

Many small fish swim over a large coral covered in christmas tree worms

Detailed Description

Scientists at the USGS St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center study coral reef ecosystems. This coral, Orbicella annularis, was photographed in the Florida Keys during field work on coral disease. 

Learn more about Coral Microbial Ecology at USGS.

Details

Image Dimensions: 3648 x 2736

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Location Taken: US