The tail of a cusk eel is seen in an area of carbonate rock with an irregular
surface. Numerous bacteria covered mussel shells, both dead and alive, are
also seen in the area, an active cold seep site.
Image ID: expn0748, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect Location: New England Seep 1, 1421-1409m Photo Date: 20130721T215733Z Credit: NOAA OKEANOS Explorer Program , 2013 Northeast U. S. Canyons Expedition