A branch of red Mediterranean coral (Corallium rubrum), displayed on a crystal pedestal (Strait of Gibraltar - Morocco).
Contributor:M@rcel / Alamy Stock Photo
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Dimensions:2969 x 4453 px | 25.1 x 37.7 cm | 9.9 x 14.8 inches | 300dpi
Date taken:April 26, 2015
Location:Strait of Gibraltar Morocco
A branch of red Mediterranean coral displayed on a crystal pedestal (Strait of Gibraltar - Morocco). The red coral (Corallium rubrum) is the carbonate of lime, axis of a Gorgonian stem (Gorgonidae - Alcyonaria Group), chiefly found in the Mediterranean Sea. It lives in semi-dark habitats in the coralligenous zone of sublittoral hard bottoms. Gathered commercially for jewellery, Torre del Greco (Italy) is the main centre of coral-working industries.