Octocorals dominated the benthos at East “Wetmore” Seamount and included the stunning Iridogorgia and bamboo coral in the foreground.

Octocorals dominated the benthos at East “Wetmore” Seamount and included the stunning Iridogorgia and bamboo coral in the foreground. Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2017 Laulima O Ka Moana.

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