One spectacular hard rock area had a very high coral diversity during a on Retriever Seamount. This one image has bamboo corals, black corals, and octocorals, all living together to form a community. Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Our Deepwater Backyard: Exploring Atlantic Canyons and Seamounts. NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research: Annual Report 2014 The R/V Revelle in port in Guam. Okeanos Explorer mapping trainee opportunities A large Alvinocaris shrimp is surrounded by hundreds of smaller Opaepele shrimp that are grazing on a sulfur-coated cliff face. The Alvinocaris shrimp is aggressive in its interactions and has been seen to attack the smaller species.
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