Remotely operated vehicle manipulators are used to collect specimens of corals for use in numerous studies.

Remotely operated vehicle manipulators are used to collect specimens of corals for use in numerous studies. Image courtesy of Lophelia II 2012 Expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEM.

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