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The Mighty Black Coral
Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, Windows to the Deep 2019. Download larger version (mp4, 104.4 MB).

Black corals, or antipatharians, seen during the second dive of the Windows to the Deep 2019 expedition. These fascinating corals belong to the genus Leiopathes, and the species of this genus have proved to be extremely long living.

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