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Anthothela pacifica  (Dwarf White Gorgonian Coral)

Photo of Anthothela pacifica by <a href="http://www.seastarsofthepacificnorthwest.info/">Neil McDaniel</a>
© Neil McDaniel (Photo ID #15659)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Skookumchuck Rapids Photographer Neil McDaniel
Habitat subtidal, boulder/bedrock
Photo Date Upload Date January 04, 2012
Elevation (m) -40
UTM Zone # Latitude 49.762451171875
UTM Easting Longitude -123.935401916504
UTM Northing Photo ID # 15659
Notes The Dwarf White Gorgonian Coral forms colonies to 15 cm across. Relatively common below 50 m in Jervis Inlet and Agamemnon Channel. Occasionally observed at depths of 30 to 50 m by scuba divers.


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