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Red Gorgonian

The Gorgonian is a beautiful, branching coral species found in many of the world's reefs. They are home to hundreds of tiny, white coral polyps. Coral polyps are closely related to anemones. They use their stinging tentacles to catch microscopic plankton in the water.

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