This bamboo coral (Calcaxonia, Primnoidae) has had its right side eaten by this sea star (Evoplosoma sp.) at about 1,510 meters (4,955 feet) on “Pierpoint” Seamount.

This bamboo coral (Calcaxonia, Primnoidae) has had its right side eaten by this sea star (Evoplosoma sp.) at about 1,510 meters (4,955 feet) on “Pierpoint” Seamount. Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2017 Laulima O Ka Moana.

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