A cluster of corallimorphs on a steep wall at 1490 meters depth in Hendrickson Canyon. The corallimorph polyps have somewhat translucent tissue and white knobs at the tips of the tentacles that house dense clusters of the stinging nematocysts.

A cluster of corallimorphs on a steep wall at 1,490 meters depth in Hendrickson Canyon. The corallimorph polyps have somewhat translucent tissue and white knobs at the tips of the tentacles that house dense clusters of the stinging nematocysts. Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Our Deepwater Backyard: Exploring Atlantic Canyons and Seamounts.

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