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Dive 19: Old Growth Forest
Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Deep-Sea Symphony: Exploring the Musicians Seamounts. Download (mp4, 28.8 MB)

Mendelssohn Seamount had some of the most high-density coral communities of any area that we have been to in the last three years. Amazingly large bamboo colonies were observed, along with corals that appear to be hundreds of years in age.

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