A section of carbonate ledge running through the target sites of discovery for the Southeast Deep Coral Initiative expedition. Invertebrates visible in the image include a golden crab (<em>Chaceon fenneri</em>) and juvenile sea fans. Laser dots are spaced 10 centimeters apart as a measurement reference. Image courtesy of NOAA Southeast Deep Coral Initiative and Pelagic Research Services.

A section of carbonate ledge running through the target sites of discovery for the Southeast Deep Coral Initiative expedition. Invertebrates visible in the image include a golden crab (Chaceon fenneri) and juvenile sea fans. Laser dots are spaced 10 centimeters apart as a measurement reference. Image courtesy of NOAA Southeast Deep Coral Initiative and Pelagic Research Services.

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