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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl1877

Bacterial mats, mussels, and tubeworms are common at cold seeps. This image from Atwater Valley site 340 in the Gulf of Mexico was captured with a downward-looking camera mounted on the ALVIN.

Image ID: expl1877, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 2006 May 21
Credit: Expedition to the Deep Slope/NOAA/OER

Category: Ocean exploration/

High Resolution Photo Available





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