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/IfremerJPG file - 3.60 MB - 2 600 x 1 950 pixelsadded on 2006-06-102 291 viewsWoRMS taxaLophelia pertusa (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Desmophyllum pertusum (Linnaeus, 1758)checked Cairns, Stephen 2012-08-27Madrepora oculata Linnaeus, 1758checked Cairns, Stephen 2012-08-27 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 4.0 License
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