GEORGETTE DOUWMA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY GEORGETTE DOUWMA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Gorgonian (sea fan), with a school of fish, bigeye scad (Selar crumenophthalmus), in the background. A gorgonian is a coral-like colony of polyps that form a tough structure (red) around themselves for protection and support. Photographed at Misool, Raja Empat, West Papua, Indonesia.
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