Samples collected in the vicinity of hydrothermal vents are incubated at 90
degrees Celsius (195 F), almost boiling temperature, in an attempt to grow
microbes associated with the diverse hydrothermal vent environment.
Image ID: expl2759, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea
Credit: NOAA Vents Program, Submarine Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition
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