Desmophyllum, a solitary deep-sea coral

A close-up of a coral with a circular display of micro-fine, plate-like pieces on the end or top of a tube.

Detailed Description

A cluster of the solitary coral, Desmophyllum. Photo credit: Art Howard, Deepwater Canyons 2012 Expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEM


Image Dimensions: 5184 x 3456

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US