An example of the Mississippi Canyon 751 site where coral and coldseep habitats intersect. On the left is the gorgonian coral Callogorgiaamericana, which is a target species being used for genetic studies. On theright is a seep tubeworm colony.
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Credit: Lophelia II 2009. Deepwater Coral
Location: Gulf of Mexico
Subject: Ocean exploration