A diverse assemblage of deep-sea corals on the West Florida Escarpment at a depth of 1,800 meters (credit: NOAA Okeanos Explorer, 2014 Gulf of Mexico Expedition).

A diverse assemblage of deep-sea corals on the West Florida Escarpment at a depth of 1,800 meters. Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2014 Gulf of Mexico Expedition.

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