Star coral, Montastraea faveolata, and black-band disease

Close-up of the interface between star coral and black-band disease

Detailed Description

Close-up of the interface between polyps of the mountainous star coral, Montastraea faveolata, and black-band disease (BBD), Florida Keys. Behind the black band is white coral skeleton remaining after the polyps have died.

Details

Image Dimensions: 3648 x 2736

Date Taken:

Location Taken: FL, US