New Genus of Bamboo Coral
Found 1,751 m (5,745 ft) below the surface of Hawaii’s waters in 2007, this orange bamboo coral is 1.2–1.5 m (4–5 ft) tall. 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