A delicate octocoral (Chrysogorgia sp.) attached to a rock at 2,370 meteres depth on Twin Peaks. The polyps are clearly visible arising from the very thin tissue covering the branches of the colony.

A delicate octocoral (Chrysogorgia sp.) attached to a rock at 2,370 meters depth on Twin Peaks. The polyps are clearly visible arising from the very thin tissue covering the branches of the colony. Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research.

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