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NOAA Photo Library Image - expn1374

Lamellibrachian tube worms and a large pencil urchin at a cold seep site. The large tube worms to the right appear to be a different species from those close to the rock outcrop. The white material is probably bacterial mat material.

Image ID: expn1374, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 2008 September 29 1843
Credit: Lophelia II 2008: Deepwater Coral Expedition: Reefs, Rigs, and Wrecks

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