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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl1812

Operation Deep Slope 2006. This sample of a seep community off of the western coast of Africa was taken with a box corer. Even though this community is on the opposite side of the Atlantic from the Gulf of Mexico, it bears a striking resemblance to the seep communities being studied in the Gulf of Mexico.

Image ID: expl1812, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Gulf of Mexico
Credit: Image courtesy of TDI-Brooks.

Category: Ocean exploration/

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