These two colonies could be equated to a before and after shot of colonization by gold coral (left), Kulamanamana haumeaae, and likely host colony species, bamboo coral (right), Acanella sp.

These two colonies could be equated to a before and after shot of colonization by gold coral (left), Kulamanamana haumeaae, and likely host colony species, bamboo coral (right), Acanella sp. Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Deep-Sea Symphony: Exploring the Musicians Seamounts.

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