Live mussels with shells of dead mussels in vicinity of cold seep. The white
material is probably a bacterial mat.
Image ID: expl7906, 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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