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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl2291

Extensive beds of siboglinid polychaetes provide a habitat for many animals. These siboglinids have lost both their mouth and anus and live off of energy which symbiotic bacteria provide.

Image ID: expl2291, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Pacific Ocean, Chile Margin
Credit: CRROCKS/NSF

Category: Ocean exploration/

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