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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl6945

Shrimp (possibly Rimicaris sp.) on hydrothermal chimney at Von Damm vent site on Mount Dent. Water must be fairly cool as shrimp as shrimp appear to be congregating in vicinity of vent orifice (where shimmering water is coming out of). Two red dots near fish are 10 cm apart indicating this particular fish is approximately 25 to 30 cm long.

Image ID: expl6945, 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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