One chrysogorgiid coral we saw on Dive 18 provided a home for dozens of other animals, including benthic ctenophores, a shrimp, a squat lobster, and many zoanthids.

One chrysogorgiid coral we saw on Dive 18 provided a home for dozens of other animals, including benthic ctenophores, a shrimp, a squat lobster, and many zoanthids. Image courtesy of NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas.

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