Chemosynthetic mussels

Photograph of seafloor methane seep with chemosynthetic mussels

Detailed Description

Seafloor methane seep with chemosynthetic mussels at ~1000 m (~3300 ft) water depth offshore Virginia. Image taken by the Global Explorer ROV during a USGS-led cruise sponsored by the NOAA Office of Exploration and Research in 2017.  Green dots are 10 cm apart.

Details

Image Dimensions: 990 x 1147

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US