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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl1222

Ring of Fire 2002 Expedition. The ROPOS claw positions a bacteria trap along the side of Einstein vent at the Mystic vent field of the Magic Mountain area. These traps provide a habitat for bacteria and archea, which will be studied in Dr. Craig Moyer's laboratory at Western Washington University.

Image ID: expl1222, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect

Category: Ocean exploration/

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