Coral debris at a cold seep site

This coral debris at a cold seep site was photographed by the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research deep towed imaging system (DTIS) camera on the research vessel Tangaroa. The damage is likely to have been caused by trawling. Image courtesy of NEW ZEEPS 2006 Expedition, NOAA/NIWA.

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