A white sponge approximately, 60 cm in length, is host two shrimp. Multiple smaller sponges, anemones and urchins were also observed at this rock, cobble and sedimented habitat at 820 meters depth in Gilbert Canyon. Photo credit: Nizinski et al. NOAA/NMFS/NEFSC, WHOI 2012.

A white sponge approximately, 60 centimeters in length, is hosting two shrimp. Multiple smaller sponges, anemones, and urchins were also observed at this rock, cobble, and sedimented habitat at 820 meters depth in Gilbert Canyon. Photo credit: Nizinski et al. NOAA/NMFS/NEFSC, WHOI 2012.

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