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Healthy Coral Polyps
Healthy coral is colorful. The entire coral is actually a colony of many little...
Waving Sea Fans
Sea fans—softer-bodied coral relatives—colonizing a dead stony coral framework.
If Leaves were Wings
While the partnership between divers and scientists focuses on larval species, the...
“Eel larvae are very transparent and fast moving, thus are challenging photo...
Coral Larvae Settling
The small larvae of elkhorn coral (Acropora palmata) settle and grow on the...
Are You My Mommy?
Human infants often already resemble their parents. Visitors coo, "Oh, she has your...
Dead Man’s Fingers
Dead man’s fingers (Alcyonium digitatum) are soft corals named for their...
Dr. Martha Nizinski holds a specimen of a fan sponge (Phakellia sp.) collected at a...