Living coral thicket (Lophelia pertusa
and Madrepora oculata
) with several Aphrocallistes
and larger alcyonarians (Anthothelia sp.). This picture is collected with the ROV Victor 6000 from Ifremer on the R/V Polarstern during the Alfred-Wegener Institute coordinated cruise ARK XIX/3a in June 2003. The ROV imagery are courtesy and copyright of IFREMER.