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Deep-sea coral thicket
Image ID: 29382
Common Name: Deep-sea coral thicket
Scientific Name: Not available
Location: Deep sea off New Zealand
Description: Part of a coral thicket made mostly of Goniocorella dumosa. Such corals are frequent bycatch when fishing for deep-sea species such as orange roughy, particularly on seamounts.
Keywords: Deep-sea coral thicket, Goniocorella dumosa, bycatch, Cnidaria, Anthozoa, Hexacorallia, Scleractinea, Caryophylliidae, New Zealand
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