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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl6235

Close-up of a free-swimming holothurian sea cucumber, which feeds on the ocean floor, but can also swim freely in the water column, perhaps to avoid predators.

Image ID: expl6235, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 2011 July 22
Credit: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Galapagos Rift Expedition 2011

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