Bristlecone Pine (Pinus longaeva), Mono, California, United States. Photo by marcus_t via inaturalist.org CC0

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May 20, 2024

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Acanthogorgia Gray, 1857 from NOAA, Deep Sea Coral Research & Technology Program (2017) Deep-sea coral and sponge records from the CAPSTONE: Exploring Remote Pacific Marine Protected Areas (EX-17-03). (www.deepseacoraldata.noaa.gov)

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Bistahieversor sealeyi Carr & Williamson, 2010 collected in United States of America.

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