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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl6515

Agglomeration of white brachyuran crabs on outskirts of vent field. Pillow lavas either hydrothermally altered or covered with either chemical material or bacterial mat.

Image ID: expl6515, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 2011 July 19
Credit: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Galapagos Rift Expedition 2011

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