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View a slideshow of some pictures from the Lophelia II 2010: Oil Seeps and Deep Reefs Exploration, where scientists went to sea to discover and characterize deep-water coral communities in the Gulf of Mexico. This project is sponsored by the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement, a division of the Department of the Interior.

 

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Lophelia II 2010: Oil Seeps and Deep Reefs

NOAA Ocean Explorer Gallery