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NOAA Photo Library Image - expn1407

Cold seep site with lamellibrachian tube worms and acesta clams. This is a repeat study site as noted by marker H. A species of tube worm dependent on photosynthetic life have their tentacles extended. Lophelia pertusa coral is growing within the tube worm thicket.

Image ID: expn1407, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 2010 1026.234735
Credit: Lophelia II 2010: Oil Seeps and Deep Reefs; NOAA-OER/BOEMRE

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