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Ceiling of an underwater cave colonized by red coral (Corallium rubrum), and the yellow cavernous sponge (Aplysina cavernicola), in the Calanques National Park, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur region, France.

© Mathieu Foulquié / Biosphoto

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Image size: 3836x2552 pixels (12.8"x8.5" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2013-06-16

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Wild animal / Sponge / Siliceous sponge / Sponge (Aplysina sp) / Yellow cave-sponge (Aplysina cavernicola)

Wild animal / Cnidaria / Anthozoan / Coral / Octocoral / Red coral / Red coral (Corallium rubrum)

Individual / Nobody

Europe / European Union / France / Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur / Bouches-du-Rhône 13 / Calanques national park

Species / Species particularity / Aquatic species / Saltwater species


Environment / Biodiversity management / Environment management / Environment protection / National park / Marine National Park

Environment / Biodiversity management / Environment management / Environment protection / National park

Area / Marine area / Sea bottom

Shot / Underwater shot

Environment / Biodiversity

Area / Strand / Rock shore / Creek

Colour / Colorful

World sea and ocean / Mediterranean Sea

Species / IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Threatened endangered species / Endangered (IUCN) EN

Earth's crust / Geological formation / Cave

Europe / European Union / France / French protected areas (France)

Area / Marine area / Sea / Temperate sea

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Parazoa / Gelatinosa / Desmospongia / Verongida / Aplysina

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Radiata / Cnidaria / Gorgonacea / Coralliidae / Corallium

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