Beyond the Wow - 5 Fun Facts about Deep Sea Corals

Corals are some of the most beautiful and fascinating encounters of our deep sea exploration missions but how much do you know about these deep, dark dwellers? Jump into five fun facts and test your knowledge by going beyond the wow of ROV Hercules footage to explain the biology and ecology of deep sea corals including their symbiosis, structure, reproduction, and survival. Learn more about these predatory marine animals and how they create critical habitats for organisms across multiple ecosystems of the deep!

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