Deepwater Canyons 2013

crinoid attached to bubblegum coral

Detailed Description

Close-up of a crinoid attached to bubblegum coral (Paragorgia). The coral’s polyps are extended in feeding position. Both animals capture small organisms and organic matter in the water column as it drifts by. Image courtesy of Deepwater Canyons 2013 - Pathways to the Abyss, NOAA-OER/BOEM/USGS.

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Image Dimensions: 1920 x 1080

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Location Taken: US