Coral Reef Lobster and Fish

A squat lobster and blackbelly rosefish find shelter on a Lophelia pertusa coral reef off the southeastern United States. The Johnson-Sea-Link submersible captured this image in 2009. Explore more in the Coral Reefs section and the multimedia feature "Coral Gardens of the Deep Sea." 



S. Ross et al., UNCW, NOAA/USGS DISCOVRE Cruise