Several paramuriceid seafans (octocorals) live near the edge of a cliff wall at 1,136 meters depth in Oceanographer Canyon. Sea anemones, brittle stars, and barnacles live among the branches of the corals.

Several paramuriceid seafans (octocorals) live near the edge of a cliff wall at 1,136 meters depth in Oceanographer Canyon. Sea anemones, brittle stars, and barnacles live among the branches of the corals. Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, 2013 Northeast U.S. Canyons Expedition.

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