Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Cabbage Coral, Indonesia

Picture of cabbage coral near Raja Ampat
Photograph by Brian Skerry
An expanse of cabbage coral attached to the slope of a seamount near Raja Ampat provides shelter for crabs, shrimps, and other animals. Passing schools of fish may feed on these invertebrates as well as on plankton brought up by strong currents.

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