Living coral thickets on Galway Mound, Porcupine SeabightDescription Living coral thicket (Lophelia pertusa and Madrepora oculata) with several Aphrocallistes and larger alcyonarians (Anthothelia sp.).
This picture is collected with the ROV Victor 6000 from Ifremer on the R/V Polarstern during the Alfred-Wegener Institute coordinated cruise ARK XIX/3a in June 2003. The ROV imagery are courtesy and copyright of IFREMER.JPG file - 3.60 MB - 2600 x 1950 pixelsadded on 2006-06-101 202 viewsWoRMS taxa
Lophelia pertusa (Linnaeus, 1758)checked Cairns, Stephen 2012-08-27 Madrepora oculata Linnaeus, 1758checked Cairns, Stephen 2012-08-27This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 4.0 License