An unidentified bamboo coral projecting off the side of a wall. The colony is quite large and likely decades old. The older living tissue closer to the base has a reddish hue, while the younger branches at the tips have whitish tissue.

An unidentified bamboo coral projecting off the side of a wall. The colony is quite large and likely decades old. The older living tissue closer to the base has a reddish hue, while the younger branches at the tips have whitish tissue. Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, 2013 Northeast U.S. Canyons Expedition.

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