Lophelia pertusa: A Closer Look

Lophelia pertusa is a prominent deep-sea coral in the Gulf of Mexico and one that plays a significant role in the designation of Habitat Areas of Particular Concern. So, it’s going to be the first in a series of deep-water corals we’ll be profiling in storyboards.We’re going to dig in a little deeper to find out what is unique about Lophelia pertusa, and the species that depend on it. Check the storyboard here.