Description Leptogorgia sp., 61 m Roughtongue Reef, Gulf of Mexico.
Photograph courtesy of NOAA-USGS-Deep Sea Systems International. Identifications by P. Etnoyer et al. For more information see supplementary material in: Etnoyer PJ, Wickes LN, Silva M, Dubick JD, Balthis L, Salgado E, MacDonald IR (2016). Decline in condition of gorgonian octocorals on mesophotic reefs in the northern Gulf of Mexico: before and after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Coral Reefs 35: 77-90.
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added on 2017-03-16822 viewsRAS taxaDigital photo, entire species Leptogorgia Milne Edwards, 1857
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