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Horizontal reef tops provide habitat for sessile (attached) benthic (bottom dwelling) invertebrates, which rely upon ocean currents for food, gas exchange, waste removal, and egg dispersal. Examples include hard corals, soft corals, sponges, and hydroids. (photo: Karen Angle)

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