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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl1585

Thermophile bacteria isolated from deep-sea vent fluids. This organism eats sulfur and hydrogen and fixes its own carbon from carbon dioxide. (A,B) scanning electron micrographs, and (C,D) transmission electron micrographs in thin sections.

Image ID: expl1585, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: California
Photo Date: 2005
Photographer: Mark Amend
Credit: West Coast and Polar Regions Undersea Research Center, UAF

Category: Ocean exploration/

High Resolution Photo Available

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