The first animals we sighted were clams sparsely scattered over the sediment
and white mats, both of which use vent fluids as energy for associated microbes.
Image ID: expl2189, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Indonesia, Kawio Barat
Photo Date: 2010 June 30
Credit: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, INDEX-SATAL 2010, NOAA/OER
Category: Ocean exploration/
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