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Swiftia torreyi  (Coral)

Photo of Swiftia torreyi by <a href="http://www.seastarsofthepacificnorthwest.info/">Neil McDaniel</a>
© Neil McDaniel (Photo ID #15679)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Agamemnon Channel, Jervis Inlet Photographer Neil McDaniel
Habitat subtidal, boulders/bedrock
Photo Date Upload Date January 04, 2012
Elevation (m) -25
UTM Zone # Latitude 49.7384796142578
UTM Easting Longitude -124.037399291992
UTM Northing Photo ID # 15679
Notes The Dwarf Red Gorgonian Coral forms small, delicate fans up to 20 cm across. It is abundant at depths below 20 m in Agamemnon Channel and Sabine Channel. Often found together with the Pink Candelabrum Gorgonian Coral in Agamemnon Channel and are sometimes mistaken for juveniles of the latter species.

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