The coiled tip of an isidid bamboo coral whip (Lepidisis caryophyllia) found growing out of a sediment substrate.

The coiled tip of an isidid bamboo coral whip (Lepidisis caryophyllia) found growing out of a sediment substrate. Image courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Gulf of Mexico 2017.

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