A deepwater longtail red snapper (Etelis coruscans) measuring one meter (three feet) long, observed at 353 meters depth on a southeastern ridge off Ta’u island, within National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa.

A deepwater longtail red snapper (Etelis coruscans) measuring one meter (three feet) long, observed at 353 meters depth on a southeastern ridge off Ta’u island, within National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa. Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2017 American Samoa.

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