A photo taken during the Northeast U.S. Canyons Expedition 2013 shows corals on Mytilus Seamount off the coast of New England in the North Atlantic Ocean. President Barack Obama has established the first national marine monument in the Atlantic. The move is designed to permanently protect nearly 5,000 square miles of underwater canyons and mountains off the coast of New England.
A photo taken during the Northeast U.S. Canyons Expedition 2013 shows corals on Mytilus Seamount off the coast of New England in the North Atlantic Ocean. President Barack Obama has established the first national marine monument in the Atlantic. The move is designed to permanently protect nearly 5,000 square miles of underwater canyons and mountains off the coast of New England. NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration AP File
A photo taken during the Northeast U.S. Canyons Expedition 2013 shows corals on Mytilus Seamount off the coast of New England in the North Atlantic Ocean. President Barack Obama has established the first national marine monument in the Atlantic. The move is designed to permanently protect nearly 5,000 square miles of underwater canyons and mountains off the coast of New England. NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration AP File