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University at Buffalo

St. John Reef Communities (1 of 3)

Caption: These are gorgonian coral-dominated coral reef communities at St. John, US Virgin Islands. Stony corals are present but much of the three-dimensional structure of the reef community is created by the gorgonian corals.

Credit: Howard Lasker

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