The Jason ROV's robotic arm collects several stalks of black coral from the seafloor. Dannise Ruiz is currently studying three black coral populations on the second leg of the expedition.

The Jason ROV's robotic arm collects several stalks of black coral from the seafloor. Dannise Ruiz is currently studying three black coral populations on the second leg of the expedition. Image courtesy of Lophelia II 2010 Expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEMRE.

 

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