Titanic detached rusticles below port side anchor.

Detached rusticles below port side anchor indicating that the rusticles pass through a cycle of growth, maturation and then fall away. This particular “crop” probably was in a five to ten year cycle. Image courtesy of Lori Johnston, RMS Titanic Expedition 2003, NOAA-OE.

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