Deep-sea coral and fish thrive in Madison-Swanson Marine Reserve off the west coast of Florida, protected in 2000. Image courtesy of the National Undersea Research Center at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington.

Deep-sea coral and fish thrive in Madison-Swanson Marine Reserve off the west coast of Florida, protected in 2000. Image courtesy of the National Undersea Research Center at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington.

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