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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl8364

An army of tiny white copepods flitting about over an aggregation of vestamentiferan tubeworms (Lamellibranchia sp.). Such aggregations provide habitat for smaller animals such as the small white anemones coverning some of the worm tubes and the shrimps Alvinocaris muricola.

Image ID: expl8364, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 2012 April 20
Credit: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Gulf of Mexico 2012 Expedition

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