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ImageTwo Predatory tunicates (Megalodicopia hians) awaiting drifting prey. This photo was taken at a depth of -457.7 meters in Sur Canyon as a part of a deep-sea coral expedition conducted by NMFS aboard the R/V Shimida in December, 2010.

Species:

Predatory tunicate (Megalodicopia hians)

Location (General):

Point Sur

Site (Specific):

Sur Canyon

Date taken:

December, 21 2010

Photo credit:

Kevin L. Stierhoff / NOAA SWFSC

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      Latitude: 36.231690    Longitude: -121.913855

File name: KLS_122110_009.jpg