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Bubble gum coral (<em>Sibogagorgia cauliflora</em>) on the Davidson Seamount at 2502 meters. Species new to science; described in 2010 by Herrera, Baco, and Sanchez (Holotype: USNM 1122229). Credit: NOAA/MBARI 2006

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The SIMoN photo library contains 5355 digital images of animals, habitats, locations, and issues of the Cordell Bank, Gulf of Farallones and Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Use the search options below to find images of interest. You will be able to browse thumbnails of images then download a high resolution version. For any questions, contact Dr. Steve Lonhart by email (Steve.Lonhart at

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