Seen on Dive 10, this Swiftia sea fan has polyps of a different color than the branches. Notice the soft tissue is a bright yellow and the skeletal features are a bright red. Brittle stars and a crab can also be seen in this image.

Seen on Dive 10, this Swiftia sea fan has polyps of a different color than the branches. Notice the soft tissue is a bright yellow and the skeletal features are a bright red. Brittle stars and a crab can also be seen in this image. Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Mountains in the Deep: Exploring the Central Pacific Basin.

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