Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Ruby Volcano.
Palmtree-like crinoids are really animals that can slowly move about the
seafloor. Here they are on the steep slopes of a volcano. The large starfish
have 11 arms.
Image ID: expl1400, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area
Photo Date: 2006 April 30 112803
Credit: Image courtesy of Submarine Ring of Fire 2006 Exploration, NOAA Vents Program
Category: Ocean exploration/
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