Bathymodiolus mussels and a red crab seen at a cold seep. The live mussels
are covered with furry appearing microbial material. Piles of what appears to
be fecal material are in the center of the image.
Image ID: expl8265, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Gulf of Mexico, Biloxi Dome
Photo Date: 2012 April 12
Credit: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Gulf of Mexico 2012 Expedition
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