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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl1568

Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. At ~220 meters (~720 feet) water depth we encounter large talus blocks coated with extensive bacterial mat. Notice the tropical fish swimming among the mat.

Image ID: expl1568, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 2006 May 1
Credit: Submarine ROF 2006, NOAA Vents Program

Category: Ocean exploration/

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