A field of deep-sea mussels (Bathymodiolus sp.) on the Atlantic seafloor.

vast field of mussels on Atlantic seafloor

Detailed Description

A field of deep-sea mussels (Bathymodiolus sp.) on the Atlantic margin seafloor near a cold methane seep.

Details

Image Dimensions: 1920 x 1080

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Location Taken: US

Credits

Image courtesy of Deepwater Canyons 2013 - Pathways to the Abyss, NOAA-OER/BOEM/USGS.