Lophelia imaged on the Zinc subsea installation in the Gulf of Mexico.

Lophelia pertusa growing on a tendon at Jolliet platform, a tension leg platform. Image courtesy of Lophelia II 2012 Expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEM.

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Lophelia II 2012: Mission Summary

Lophelia II 2012: Deepwater Platform Corals

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