Sea floor strewn with dead mussel shells except along linear pattern extending
from bottom left to the center of the image. These live mussels possibly mark
a zone of active seepage with accompanying nutrients.
Image ID: expl7878, 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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