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The Institute for Ocean Conservation Science

Healthy Pocillopora Coral Reefs of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

Caption: Taken during a biennial survey of the Northwestern Hawaiian Island coral reefs, this photo shows healthy cauliflower or rose corals (Pocillopora spp.) corals and a Ringtail Wrasse (Oxycheilinus unifasciatus) found at Kure Atoll.

Credit: Daniel Merritt, JIMAR/NOAA CRED

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