New deep-sea coral species discovered in Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary

https://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/news/may19/new-deep-sea-coral-species-cordell-bank-national-marine-sanctuary.html

Dozens of deep-sea corals thrive off the California coast, but many are still unknown to science. Scientists recently described a new species of deep-sea coral found 22 miles west of Point Reyes National Seashore. The small, yellow octocoral has been named Chromoplexaura cordellbankensis for its discovery on Cordell Bank,


Original Title: New deep-sea coral species discovered in Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary

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