Corals and mangroves share clear waters

Brain corals, mangrove prop roots and squirrelfish

Detailed Description

Sediment can smother corals, but Hurricane Hole has no sediment-bearing freshwater streams. Its clear waters are habitat for an entire community of marine life, including Montastrea corals and squirrelfish. Photo: Caroline Rogers, USGS, 2009

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Image Dimensions: 3456 x 4608

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Location Taken: US