fish over wreck and coral

Abundant marine life and coral have made the Monitor wreck home. A thick debris layer, known as Layer B, consists mostly of fragments of dead oculina coral, which sticks together tenaciously and has proven very difficult to remove. Image courtesy of Monitor Expedition 2002, NOAA/OER.

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Monitor Expedition 2002

Monitor Expedition 2002: Jul 10 Log

NOAA Ocean Explorer Gallery