Collecting mucus from deep-sea coral

Naomi Ward collects some of the thick mucus that is oozing from this deep-sea coral after a very successful dive at Warwick Seamount. Image courtesy of Exploring Alaska's Seamounts 2002, NOAA/OER.

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