An aggregation of vestimentiferan tubeworms (Lamellibrachia sp.) interspersed
with chemosynthetic mussels. A large white urchin is seen in upper left and
a white chiton can be found in the lower left attached to a mussel.
Image ID: expl7875, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Gulf of Mexico, North
Photo Date: 2012 April 6
Credit: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Gulf of Mexico 2012 Expedition
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