NOAA Ocean Explorer: NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer: Gulf of Mexico

A crinoid – potentially a new species in the Family Thalassometridae – clings to a black coral on the West Florida Escarpment.

A crinoid – potentially a new species in the Family Thalassometridae – clings to a black coral on the West Florida Escarpment. Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Gulf of Mexico 2014 Expedition.

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