Coral forests found around Sicily’s deep sea volcanoes. — Old Guv Legends

In the shallowest waters surveyed, scientists found areas dominated by red algae, such as coralligenous and maërl beds, which supported dense gardens of sea fans and large schools of fishes such as horse mackerel. Pictured is a golden anemone. Photograph by Juan Cuetos/Courtesy of Oceana Europe. At intermediate depths, black corals full of shark eggs […]

via Coral forests found around Sicily’s deep sea volcanoes. — Old Guv Legends

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