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Structure-Forming
Deep-Sea Corals of the
Gulf of Mexico
Taxonomic Order:
Anthoathecatae (Lace Coral)
Antipatharia (Black Coral)
Gorgonacea (Gorgonian)
Scleractinia (Stony Coral)
U.S. Exclusive
Economic Zone
N
W
S
E
Known locations of major structure-forming species of lace corals, black corals,
gorgonian corals, and colonial stony corals in the Gulf of Mexico.
Gorgonian
Black Coral
Stony Coral
Lace Coral
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