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Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
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Vent shrimp, gray rivulets of native sulfur, and some balls of yellow sulfur seen on volcanic gravel-like material in lower left.
2010 July 29
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Vent shrimp next to active vents. The center vent seems to be impregnated with sulfur giving it a yellow hue. Yellow material seen in some rivulets and in block in upper right is native sulfur.
2010 July 29
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Stalked barnacles, three scaleworms, and numerous vent shrimp are seen on a rock wall in the vicinity of a hydrothermal vent. The third scaleworm is well- hidden. Can you find it?
2010 July 29
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Vent chimneys covered with stalked barnacles on the slopes of Kawio Barat.
2010 July 29
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An eelpout in the vicinity of hydrothermal venting activity. The rocks here bear evidence of past venting with iron oxide staining from hydrothermal fluids.
2010 July 29
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A pinkish red shrimp swims over rock with hydrothermal alteration as well as a carpet of yellow balls of native sulfur to left and bottom right. The yellow sulfur balls seem to grade into orange in the upper portion of the image, perhaps indicating additional interaction with iron oxide and sulfur.
2010 July 29
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Clams were sparsely scattered over the sediment near the vent fields of Kawio Barat.
2010 July 29
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Clams were sparsely scattered over the sediment near the vent fields of Kawio Barat.
2010 July 29
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Clams were sparsely scattered over the sediment near the vent fields of Kawio Barat.
2010 July 29
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Barnacles with cirri extended, large chiton, and shrimp on vent structure at Kawio Barat.
2010 August 2
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Barnacles with cirri extended, large chiton, and shrimp on vent structure at Kawio Barat.
2010 August 2
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White bacterial mat and some shrimp at Kawio Barat.
2010 August 2
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Bacterial mat with bristle worm (polychaete worm) and gastropod.
2010 August 2
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Barnacles with cirri extended at Kawio Barat.
2010 August 2
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Barnacles with cirri extended at Kawio Barat.
2010 August 3
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Hydrothermal vents on Kawio Barat submarine volcano spew white smoke. Image capture more than 1,850 meters deep the Little Hercules ROV.
2010 August 3
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A large orange shrimp among smaller white ones at Kawio Barat hydrothermal vents field.
2010 August 3
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Bacteria? Mineral deposit? What is covering this shrimp?
2010 August 3
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Small white shrimp relatively devoid of coating, a large red shrimp with a coating of material (bacteria? mineral?) at a site where native sulphur has been deposited. Yellow sulphur indicates relatively lower temperatures when molten than black sulphur.
2010 August 3
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Hydrothermal vents on Kawio Barat submarine volcano spew white smoke. Image captured more than 1,850 meters deep the Little Hercules ROV. Small lineal objects are shrimp. Yellow and black sulphur deposits are seen as well, yellow indicating a lower temperature while molten than the black.
2010 August 3
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Hydrothermal vent spires at Kawio Barat.
2010 August 3
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Iron oxide stained hydrothermal vent spires with large orange shrimp
2010 August 3
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Active vent spire and active vent in lower middle left where shimmering water is seen. Large field of barnacles is seen behind.
2010 August 3
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Large red shrimp at the edge of a field of barnacle on Kawio Barat. The red dots are laser lights used for measurement and are 10 cm apart. Thus the shrimp is a very large 20 cm or so shrimp.
2010 August 3
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A large red sea anemone -One of very few sea anemones at the Kawio Barat vent field. Barnacles with cirri extended and shrimp are also seen.
2010 August 3
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Hydrothermal vents on Kawio Barat submarine volcano spew white smoke. Image captured more than 1,850 meters deep by the Little Hercules ROV.
2010 August 2
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Hydrothermal vents on Kawio Barat submarine volcano spew white smoke. Image captured more than 1,850 meters deep by the Little Hercules ROV.
2010 August 2
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Spectacular spires built by deposition of hydrothermal minerals upon hot mineral-laden vent fluids encountering cold deep oceanic waters. These spires are partially covered with stalked barnacles.
2010 August 3
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Small vent shrimp scavenging larger dead shrimp in vicinity of hydrothermal vent. Black circular objects in image are perhaps particulate matter raining down after precipitating from vent fluids in cold oceanic waters.
2010 August 3
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Bacterial mat covering rock in vicinity of hydrothermal vent.
2010 August 3
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A clam semi-immersed in the sediment in the vicinity of hydrothermal venting activity and covered with hair-like strands of bacterial material.
2010 August 3
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White bacterial mat covering sediment in vicinity of hydrothermal vent. The object in bottom center appears to be a tube worm completely covered with strands of bacterial material.
2010 August 3
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Large protruding muscular foot of clam is red because of intracellular hemoglobin. The large foot is used to either anchor the clam in one place or to move the clam about.
2010 August 3
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Large clams associated with hydrothermal vent activity. Large red foot of clam is red because of intracellular hemoglobin. The foot is used to either anchor the clam in place or to move the clam about. The clams siphons are also seen in this image.
2010 August 3
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White bacterial mat on sediment and rock at Kawio Barat.
2010 August 3
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White bacterial mat on sediment.
2010 August 3
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Hydrothermally altered rock outcrop in vicinity of hydrothermal vents. Orange material could be iron oxide or perhaps bacterial material.
2010 June 29
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Sediments in vicinity of hydrothermal vents covered with white bacterial mat.
2010 June 29
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Hydrothermal vents on Kawio Barat submarine volcano spew white smoke. Image captured more than 1,850 meters deep the Little Hercules ROV. Vent shrimp are seen in the right center and yellow sulfur precipitate is seen above the vent and to the left of the vent.
2010 June 30
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Hydrothermal vents on Kawio Barat submarine volcano spew white smoke. Image captured more than 1,850 meters deep the Little Hercules ROV.
2010 June 30
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Hydrothermal vents on Kawio Barat submarine volcano spew white smoke. Image captured more than 1,850 meters deep the Little Hercules ROV. Yellow frozen rivulets of sulfur precipitate are seen as well as large shrimp in the right center of the image.
2010 June 30
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Hydrothermal vents on Kawio Barat submarine volcano spew white smoke. Image captured more than 1,850 meters deep the Little Hercules ROV. Yellow frozen rivulets of sulfur precipitate are seen as well as large shrimp in the lower half of the image.
2010 June 30
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Hydrothermal vents on Kawio Barat submarine volcano spew white smoke. Image captured more than 1,850 meters deep the Little Hercules ROV. Small shrimp and what seem to be small stalked barnacles are seen on the brown elliptical area to the left of the vent.
2010 June 30
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Hydrothermal vents on Kawio Barat submarine volcano spew white smoke. Image captured more than 1,850 meters deep the Little Hercules ROV.
2010 June 30
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Hydrothermal vents on Kawio Barat submarine volcano spew white smoke. Image captured more than 1,850 meters deep the Little Hercules ROV. Looking past white vent fluids towards spires covered with stalked barnacles.
2010 June 30
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Spires built by hydrothermal activity. Those in the background are covered by stalked barnacles.
2010 June 30
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Stalagmite-like spire built from precipitates of hydrothermal fluids.
2010 July 29
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Bacterial mat covering sediments in vicinity of hydrothermal vents.
2010 July 29
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Circular volcanic feature heavily altered by hydrothermal activity.
2010 July 29
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White bacterial material in area of hydrothermally altered rocks.
2010 July 29

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