Live, bright white Lophelia coral is typically found amidst large amounts of dead coral.

Live, bright white Lophelia coral is typically found amidst large amounts of dead coral. Image courtesy of Lophelia II 2010 Expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEMRE.

 

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