Contact: Beth King
Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
Caption: A new coral species, Psammogorgia hookeri, has been collected by scuba divers from rocky ledges at depths to 25 meters in Peru's Paracas National Reserve.
Credit: Yuri Hooker
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