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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl1514

Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. A huge field of tube worms. Look closely and many crabs and tongue fish can be seen. Note also the wire extending over the lower half of the image. Even in this seemingly pristine environment, human marine debris can be found.

Image ID: expl1514, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Pacific Ocean, Mariana Arc area
Photo Date: 2006 May9 002852
Credit: Image courtesy of Submarine Ring of Fire 2006 Exploration, NOAA Vents Program

Category: Ocean exploration/

High Resolution Photo Available





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