Enormous numbers of crabs were seen in the Mussel Ridge vent area often
fighting over their next meal. Shrimp and an unidentified eel-like fish also
seem to be attracted to the mussel environment.
Image ID: expl1818, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect Location: New Zealand, Kermadec Arc Photo Date: 2005 Credit: New Zealand-American Submarine Ring of Fire 2005 Exploration; NOAA Vents Program