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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl6368

A number of deep sea fish on a sand bottom. The fish are all aligned in the same direction. Possibly a function of current in the area. The crab in lower left is oriented approximately 90 degrees from the preferred fish orientation.

Image ID: expl6368, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Pacific Ocean, Paramount Seamount
Photo Date: 2011 July 14
Credit: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Galapagos Rift Expedition 2011

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