'Cold-water Corals' is illustrated with 53 halftone figures and 29 colour plates. The book includes the following specially commissioned illustrations by Amadeo Bachar of major cold-water coral species and the habitats they form. Scroll down for colour photographs and video clips.

Scleractinian Corals
Desmophyllum dianthus

Enallopsammia profunda
Goniocorella dumosa

Lophelia pertusa
Madrepora oculata

Oculina varicosa
Solenosmilia variabilis

Paragorgia arborea     Primnoa resedaeformis

Stylasterid Corals
Stylaster erubescens

Antipatharian Corals

Coral Habitats

Aleutian Islands coral garden     Gorgonian coral forest
Lophelia coral reef     Reconstructed fossil coral setting

For colour photographs of cold-water corals browse

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