A coral skeleton, likely Primnoa, collected by Jason and photographed in the wet lab. Its branching pattern and growth structure resemble that of trees on land.

A coral skeleton, likely Primnoa, collected by Jason and photographed in the wet lab. Its branching pattern and growth structure resemble that of trees on land. Image courtesy of Liz Baird, Deepwater Canyons 2013 - Pathways to the Abyss, NOAA-OER/BOEM/USGS.

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