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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl1177

Lost City Expedition 2005. This wreckfish, swimming between carbonate chimneys, is just over 1 meter in length. They are common near the summit of the massif and within the Lost City Field at a depth of ~750-800 m. They routinely followed the submersible Alvin during many dives in 2003. Genus and species - Polyprion americanus.

Image ID: expl1177, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Credit: Image courtesy of University of Washington

Category: Ocean exploration/Deep sea fish/

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