This unusual and unknown filamentous material or organism was in high abundance on almost every coral and sponge documented during our dive at Farallon de Medinilla.

This unusual and unknown filamentous material or organism was in high abundance on almost every coral and sponge documented during our dive at Farallon de Medinilla. Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research.

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