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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl1586

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: expl1586, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 2006
Photographer: Dr. Julie Huber, NASA Astrobiology Institute
Credit: Submarine Ring of Fire 2006

Category: Ocean exploration/

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