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NOAA Photo Library Image - expn8468

Anemones - Marianactis bythios - and white Munidopsis squat lobsters on hydrothermally altered rock below active venting site. The species facies changes as one moves up the hydrothermal chimney. Note the squat lobster riding on Deep Discoverer.

Image ID: expn8468, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 20160501T224443Z
Credit: NOAA/OAR/OER, 2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas, Leg 1.

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