Pacific Ring of Fire Expedition.
Purple anemone (~6 inches across ~15 cm) on a pumice rock along
the east crater wall, West Rota volcano. Anemones are suspension feeders
, capturing zooplankton with their tentacles.
Image ID: expl0016, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Mariana Arc region, Western Pacific Ocean
Photo Date: 2004 April
Credit: Pacific Ring of Fire 2004 Expedition. NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration; Dr. Bob Embley, NOAA PMEL, Chief Scientist
Category: Ocean exploration/
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