New Bamboo Coral Discovery
Ocean scientists discovered this 1.5-m (5-ft) tall yellow bamboo coral in 2007 off the coast of Hawaii in 1,459 m (4,787 ft) of water. It is thought to represent a new genus. Learn about more deep-sea discoveries in our Deep-sea Corals article.
Credit: Hawaii Deep-Sea Coral Expedition 2007/NOAA