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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl1229

Ring of Fire 2002 Expedition. Buccionid whelks (the large ivory-colored gastropods) are probably using their siphons to deposit feed. Snails, limpets and polychaete worms are also visible, as well as a blue/purple mat which is yet to be identified.

Image ID: expl1229, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect

Category: Ocean exploration/

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