The diversity of deep-sea corals and sponges on Gosnold Seamount made the dive here my favorite! Here, ROV Deep Discoverer documents several sponges, precious corals, and other octocorals on a steep outcrop during our transit upslope.

The diversity of deep-sea corals and sponges on Gosnold Seamount made the dive here my favorite! Here, ROV Deep Discoverer documents several sponges, precious corals, and other octocorals on a steep outcrop during our transit upslope. Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Our Deepwater Backyard: Exploring Atlantic Canyons and Seamounts.

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