Off a deep wall, we found this Iridescent Glassy Sponge and at the base
a spray of vivid Orange Thread Gorgonians.
|* Off a deep wall, we found this
Iridescent Glassy Sponge
plicifera). At the base of the sponge was a spray of vivid Orange
(Ellisella sp.). The intense color of the sponge contrasts
nicely with the brilliant orange-red of the Gorgonian. In the
upper left corner, barely visible, is the Red Rope Sponge (Haliclona
rubra). Overhanging the scene are what appears to
be Sea Feathers (Pseudopterogorgia sp.).
Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras. Depth 85 feet or 26 meters