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NOAA Photo Library Image - sanc0472

A fish swimming above the overflow channel streaming down the side of a mud volcano. Note what appear to be well-defined levees on the sides of the channel. Numerous holes on the side of the mud volcano might be indicative of faunal activity.

Image ID: sanc0472, NOAA's Sanctuaries Collection
Location: Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary
Photo Date: 2007 March
Photographer: Institute for Exploration.
Credit: Rhode Island Institute for Archaeological Oceanography; Secrets of the Gulf Expedition. NOAA/NOS/NMS/FGBNMS.

Category: Sanctuary/Geology/

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