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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl6038

Barnacles attached to hydrothermal vent spires feeding at Kawio Barat. Curiously , the density of barnacles decreases with height and at a color change on the large vent spire in the right center of the image.

Image ID: expl6038, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 2010 June 30
Credit: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, INDEX-SATAL 2010

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