A dense pink coral garden was found at nearly 1,800 meters (5,905 feet) on Mendellsohn Seamount. Many of the colonies were exceptionally large.

A dense pink coral garden was found at nearly 1,800 meters (5,905 feet) on Mendellsohn Seamount. Many of the colonies were exceptionally large. Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Deep-Sea Symphony: Exploring the Musicians Seamounts.

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