Madrepora oculata, another stony coral, provides habitat for other organisms. This coral community was found in the Atwater Valley region in the Gulf of Mexico. Narrated by Erik Cordes. Video courtesy of Lophelia II 2009: Deepwater Coral Expedition: Reefs, Rigs and Wrecks.


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