On Dive 11, we found this deep purple Victorgorgia next to a yellow Acanthogorgia. Pink brittle star arms can be seen wrapped in the branches.

On Dive 11, we found this deep purple Victorgorgia next to a yellow Acanthogorgia. Pink brittle star arms can be seen wrapped in the branches. Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Mountains in the Deep: Exploring the Central Pacific Basin.

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