15th Place, Nikon Small World 2011 competition
James H Nicholson
Coral Culture and Collaborative Research Facility, NOAA/NOS/NCCOS/CCEHBR & HML
Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Porites lobata (lobe coral), live specimen displaying tissue pigmentation response with red fluorescence (12X)
Epifluorescence with triple band (U/B/G) excitation
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