Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. NW Eifuku Volcano.
Prolific life in the form of white squat lobsters and yellow-brown vent mussels
on an iron-oxide stained outcrop. A vent is nearby to provide energy and
chemical energy for sustaining this community.
Image ID: expl1454, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area
Photo Date: 2006 May 3 175611
Credit: Image courtesy of Submarine Ring of Fire 2006 Exploration, NOAA Vents Program
Category: Ocean exploration/
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