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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl1403

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: expl1403, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area
Photo Date: 2006 April 30 113239
Credit: Image courtesy of Submarine Ring of Fire 2006 Exploration, NOAA Vents Program

Category: Ocean exploration/

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