Protecting Seafloor Habitat

According to the report, over 231,000 square miles of seafloor habitat off the U.S. coast (an area roughly equivalent to the state of California)–including many stands of irreplaceable deep sea coral– are under pressure each year from destructive bottom trawling.

Close-up view of a bubblegum coral in deep water
Close-up view of a bubblegum coral in deep water
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Deep Sea Corals

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