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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl1531

Vailulu'u Expedition 2005. Photomicrograph of a bright red polychaete collected at a depth of 980 meters in Vailulu'u crater. These worms were the only living macroscopic organisms observed in this zone.

Image ID: expl1531, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Pacific Ocean, American Samoa
Photo Date: 2005
Credit: Image courtesy of Vailulu'u 2005 Exploration, NOAA-OE

Category: Ocean exploration/

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