Bacterial mats are common the seafloor where oxygen is low.
Image ID: nur02504, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Gulf of Mexico, Mississippi River mouth
Photographer: N. Rabalais
Credit: OAR/National Undersea Research Program (NURP); Lousiana Univ. Marine Consortium
Category: Seascapes/Coastal Ecosystems/
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