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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 Bobbit Worm
There aren't any mummies or zombies buried under the seafloor: instead the ocean...
Syllid fireworms are a part of the Syllidae family, which is a type of...
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...