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NOAA Photo Library Image - expn4898

Rounded pillow structures in a lava flow. The brown life form is unidentifiable - perhaps a large worm, holothurian, or depending on how one looks at it, even a brownish stalked sponge.

Image ID: expn4898, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Hawaii, North French Frigate Shoals
Photo Date: 20150804T010101Z
Credit: NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2015 Hohonu Moana

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