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View a slideshow of pictures from the Lophelia II 2009: Deepwater Coral - Reefs, Rigs, and Wreck Exploration. The overall goal of this project was to explore new areas of the Gulf of Mexico in search of coral communities; in doing so, we can develop the tools to better predict the occurrence of corals and to understand why they occur where they do.

 

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