These coral were seen at Ram Powell, which, at a depth of 995 meters, was the deepest oil platform visited during the Lophelia II 2012 expedition. The two red laser dots on the coral are 10 centimeters apart.

These coral were seen at Ram Powell, which, at a depth of 995 meters, was the deepest oil platform visited during the Lophelia II 2012 expedition. The two red laser dots on the coral are 10 centimeters apart. Image courtesy of Lophelia II 2012 Expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEM.

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