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Tara Pacific expedition - november 2017 Outer reef of Egum Atoll, Papua New Guinea, Diploastrea heliopora coral, the coring procedure does not affect more than a few square centimeters of the coral’s surface. The limestone underneath is only skeleton. D: 12 m

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Image size: 7018x4684 pixels (23.4"x15.6" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2017-11-06

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Wild animal / Cnidaria / Anthozoan / Coral / Hexacoral / Madreporaria / Scleractinia / Hard coral / Hard coral (Diploastrea sp) / Double-star Coral (Diploastrea heliopora)

Environment / Hazard / Climate change / Global warming

Species / Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) / CITES Appendix 2

World sea and ocean / Pacific Ocean / South Pacific Ocean / Solomon Sea

Environment / Environment awareness / Nature conservancy organization / Tara expedition / Tara Pacific (Expedition)

Individual / Nobody


Species / IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Low Risk (IUCN) LR / Near Threatened species (IUCN) NT


Area / Marine area / Sea bottom

Area / Marine area / Sea / Tropical sea

Shot / Underwater shot

Shot / Overview

Behavior / Dig (excavate)


Take / Core sampling

Science / Scientific research / Analysis / Sample

Science / Scientific research

Area / Marine area / Reef / Coral reef

Oceania / Melanesia / New Guinea island / Papua New Guinea / Milne bay province / Marshall Bennett Islands

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Radiata / Cnidaria / Anthozoa / Zoantharia / Scleractinia / Faviidae / Diploastrea

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