Single tube worm near hydrothermal vent site. The tube worms discovered on
Mount Dent were the first discovered in the Atlantic Ocean associated with
hydrothermal activity. Worm retracted into tube.
At the Von Damm vent field on Mount Dent.
Image ID: expl6940, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Caribbean Sea, Mid-Cayman Rise
Photo Date: 2011 August 7
Credit: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Mid-Cayman Rise Expedition 2011
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