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Birth of an Atoll
An atoll is a ring-shaped coral reef that forms as an old volcano erodes. This...
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Most “typical” warm water corals found in shallow waters that most people...
Coral Larvae Settling
The small larvae of elkhorn coral (Acropora palmata) settle and grow on the...
Soft Coral Close-Up
These neon balloons weren't blown up for a party: they are the colorful tentacles...
The pearly razorfish’s name may be slightly misleading since it is neither as...
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...
Gold Coral Close-up
This close-up photograph of gold coral (Gerardia sp.) was taken at the Cross...
The branches of a primnoid coral in the genus Calyptrophora provide a habitat for...