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Living coral thickets on Galway Mound, Porcupine Seabight
Living coral thickets on Galway Mound, Porcupine Seabight
Description Living coral thicket (Lophelia pertusa and Madrepora oculata) with several Aphrocallistes and larger alcyonarians (Anthothelia sp.). This picture is collected with the ROV Victor 6000 from Ifremer on the R/V Polarstern during the Alfred-Wegener Institute coordinated cruise ARK XIX/3a in June 2003. The ROV imagery are courtesy and copyright of IFREMER. Author AWI/Ifremer JPG file - 3.60 MB - 2 600 x 1 950 pixels added on 2006-06-103 730 viewsERMS taxa Lophelia pertusa (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Desmophyllum pertusum (Linnaeus, 1758)checked Cairns, Stephen 2012-08-27 Madrepora oculata Linnaeus, 1758checked Cairns, Stephen 2012-08-27 Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 4.0 License
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